An organized procedure carried out through committees to review admissions, duration of stay, professional services furnished, and to evaluate the medical necessity of those services and promote their most efficient use.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
CHILDBIRTH at the end of a normal duration of PREGNANCY, between 37 to 40 weeks of gestation or about 280 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Review of claims by insurance companies to determine liability and amount of payment for various services. The review may also include determination of eligibility of the claimant or beneficiary or of the provider of the benefit; determination that the benefit is covered or not payable under another policy; or determination that the service was necessary and of reasonable cost and quality.
Cellular processes in biosynthesis (anabolism) and degradation (catabolism) of CARBOHYDRATES.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
2-Deoxy-D-arabino-hexose. An antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
A normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Salts or esters of LACTIC ACID containing the general formula CH3CHOHCOOR.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.
Any of the processes by which cytoplasmic or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in bacteria.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.
Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
A metabolic process that converts GLUCOSE into two molecules of PYRUVIC ACID through a series of enzymatic reactions. Energy generated by this process is conserved in two molecules of ATP. Glycolysis is the universal catabolic pathway for glucose, free glucose, or glucose derived from complex CARBOHYDRATES, such as GLYCOGEN and STARCH.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Proteins obtained from foods. They are the main source of the ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
Derivatives of ACETIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that contain the carboxymethane structure.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
The functional hereditary units of BACTERIA.
Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
The design, completion, and filing of forms with the insurer.
Unstable isotopes of carbon that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. C atoms with atomic weights 10, 11, and 14-16 are radioactive carbon isotopes.
A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Glucose in blood.
Salts and esters of hydroxybutyric acid.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)
Organized services to provide mental health care.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.
Stable carbon atoms that have the same atomic number as the element carbon, but differ in atomic weight. C-13 is a stable carbon isotope.
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.
Provisions of an insurance policy that require the insured to pay some portion of covered expenses. Several forms of sharing are in use, e.g., deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Cost sharing does not refer to or include amounts paid in premiums for the coverage. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Method of charging whereby a physician or other practitioner bills for each encounter or service rendered. In addition to physicians, other health care professionals are reimbursed via this mechanism. Fee-for-service plans contrast with salary, per capita, and prepayment systems, where the payment does not change with the number of services actually used or if none are used. (From Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
A class of carbohydrates that contains five carbon atoms.
In bacteria, a group of metabolically related genes, with a common promoter, whose transcription into a single polycistronic MESSENGER RNA is under the control of an OPERATOR REGION.
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. This also includes animals with a long history of closed colony breeding.
A non-essential amino acid present abundantly throughout the body and is involved in many metabolic processes. It is synthesized from GLUTAMIC ACID and AMMONIA. It is the principal carrier of NITROGEN in the body and is an important energy source for many cells.
A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Nutritional physiology of animals.
The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.
Complex sets of enzymatic reactions connected to each other via their product and substrate metabolites.
The first stomach of ruminants. It lies on the left side of the body, occupying the whole of the left side of the abdomen and even stretching across the median plane of the body to the right side. It is capacious, divided into an upper and a lower sac, each of which has a blind sac at its posterior extremity. The rumen is lined by mucous membrane containing no digestive glands, but mucus-secreting glands are present in large numbers. Coarse, partially chewed food is stored and churned in the rumen until the animal finds circumstances convenient for rumination. When this occurs, little balls of food are regurgitated through the esophagus into the mouth, and are subjected to a second more thorough mastication, swallowed, and passed on into other parts of the compound stomach. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
Any of a group of polysaccharides of the general formula (C6-H10-O5)n, composed of a long-chain polymer of glucose in the form of amylose and amylopectin. It is the chief storage form of energy reserve (carbohydrates) in plants.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver.
FATTY ACIDS found in the plasma that are complexed with SERUM ALBUMIN for transport. These fatty acids are not in glycerol ester form.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
Physiological processes in biosynthesis (anabolism) and degradation (catabolism) of LIPIDS.
Low-molecular-weight compounds produced by microorganisms that aid in the transport and sequestration of ferric iron. (The Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, 1994)
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
Salts and derivatives of acetoacetic acid.
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
The consumption of edible substances.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A disaccharide consisting of two glucose units in beta (1-4) glycosidic linkage. Obtained from the partial hydrolysis of cellulose.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The application of mathematical formulas and statistical techniques to the testing and quantifying of economic theories and the solution of economic problems.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.
A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Increase in BODY WEIGHT over existing weight.
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.
The making of a radiograph of an object or tissue by recording on a photographic plate the radiation emitted by radioactive material within the object. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A dextrodisaccharide from malt and starch. It is used as a sweetening agent and fermentable intermediate in brewing. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
A disaccharide of GLUCOSE and GALACTOSE in human and cow milk. It is used in pharmacy for tablets, in medicine as a nutrient, and in industry.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate and water to 1L-myo-inositol 1,2,3,4,5-pentakisphosphate and orthophosphate. EC
Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Life or metabolic reactions occurring in an environment containing oxygen.
Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.
Amounts charged to the patient or third-party payer for medication. It includes the pharmacist's professional fee and cost of ingredients, containers, etc.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
A viscous, hygroscopic amino alcohol with an ammoniacal odor. It is widely distributed in biological tissue and is a component of lecithin. It is used as a surfactant, fluorimetric reagent, and to remove CO2 and H2S from natural gas and other gases.
Prepaid health and hospital insurance plan.
An adenine nucleotide containing three phosphate groups esterified to the sugar moiety. In addition to its crucial roles in metabolism adenosine triphosphate is a neurotransmitter.
The first enzyme of the proline degradative pathway. It catalyzes the oxidation of proline to pyrroline-5-carboxylic acid in the presence of oxygen and water. The action is not reversible. The specific activity of proline oxidase increases with age. EC 1.5.3.-.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
A set of genes descended by duplication and variation from some ancestral gene. Such genes may be clustered together on the same chromosome or dispersed on different chromosomes. Examples of multigene families include those that encode the hemoglobins, immunoglobulins, histocompatibility antigens, actins, tubulins, keratins, collagens, heat shock proteins, salivary glue proteins, chorion proteins, cuticle proteins, yolk proteins, and phaseolins, as well as histones, ribosomal RNA, and transfer RNA genes. The latter three are examples of reiterated genes, where hundreds of identical genes are present in a tandem array. (King & Stanfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Carbohydrates present in food comprising digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibers. The former are the major source of energy. The sugars are in beet and cane sugar, fruits, honey, sweet corn, corn syrup, milk and milk products, etc.; the starches are in cereal grains, legumes (FABACEAE), tubers, etc. (From Claudio & Lagua, Nutrition and Diet Therapy Dictionary, 3d ed, p32, p277)
Calculation of the energy expenditure in the form of heat production of the whole body or individual organs based on respiratory gas exchange.
Works about lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations. Formularies differ from PHARMACOPOEIAS in that they are less complete, lacking full descriptions of the drugs, their formulations, analytic composition, chemical properties, etc. In hospitals, formularies list all drugs commonly stocked in the hospital pharmacy.
A monosaccharide in sweet fruits and honey that is soluble in water, alcohol, or ether. It is used as a preservative and an intravenous infusion in parenteral feeding.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
The word bonsai is often used in English as an umbrella term for all miniature trees in containers or pots. The purposes of ... "Wood utilization". Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers. Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-07-27. Pywell, ... Although "tree" is a term of common parlance, there is no universally recognised precise definition of what a tree is, either ... Bonsai practice focuses on long-term cultivation and shaping of one or more small trees growing in a container, beginning with ...
"Land Utilization in Hong Kong 2015". Planning Department. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2016. "Long Term Housing ... In a bid to meet the housing needs of Hong Kong citizens, Hong Kong Government has announced the new Long Term Housing Strategy ... For the overall strategy, the government adopts the short, medium and long term measures to increase land supply. With respect ... to medium and long term measures, they focus on "review and rationalisation of brownfield sites and deserted agricultural land ...
... occurring in the Long Term Care, or LTC, industry which includes the LTSS industry termed Long term Services and Supports in ... Lakin, K.C., Hewit,, A., Larson, S., & Stancliffe, R.J. (2004). Home and community-based services: Costs, utilization and ... Long-term care insurance is another potential option to help pay for nursing home care. Long-term care insurance was designed ... "Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program". Action for Older Persons. 23 September 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2019. "Long-Term Care ...
The term "Scripts" in the company title refers to the widely used clipped version of prescription. Headquartered in Greater St ... drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health ... General America had run into financial problems and had said it could not pay back $6.8 billion in short term bonds to ... Its own automated pharmacies dispense medications for chronic long-term diseases, such as diabetes or heart disease, directly ...
This is the longer term measurement of IFR. Stream Utilization in percent of network bandwidth. This measure indicates how much ... Some of them are: Network Utilization. Tracking the instantaneous, minimum, and maximum overall network utilization is needed ... High utilization level is also an indicator that localized congestion is likely due to queue behavior in network components. ...
In terms of net state domestic product (NSDP), Uttar Pradesh is the second-largest economy in India after Maharashtra, with an ... "Potential Creation and Utilisation". Irrigation department U.P. Archived from the original on 13 February 2012. Retrieved 22 ... Uttar Pradesh, with a total area of 243,290 square kilometres (93,935 sq mi), is India's fourth-largest state in terms of land ... The state has the largest railway network in the country but in relative terms has only sixth-highest railway density despite ...
"Long-term dynamics of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) and its biocontrol agent, flea beetles in the genus Aphthona". Biological ... Biological control of leafy spurge: utilization and implementation. Range land Ecology & Management 59, 445-452. Diane L. ...
Economic demands include rational utilization of area territories. Sanitary and hygienic demands are of more interest in terms ... The term "design" is here used to refer to practices applied to the making of products, services, as well as business and ... These three terms are often coined under the title 'triple bottom line.' It is imperative that we think about value in not ... They may also be technology that help identify areas of growth by giving feedback in terms of data or alerts allowed to be ...
1988 Schensul, J. Community Based Long Term Care. Hartford, CT. Institute for Community Research Publication. 1988 Schensul, J ... 1987 Schensul, J. Knowledge Utilization: An Anthropological Perspective. Practicing Anthropology, Vol. (4). 1987 Schensul, J ...
... this subsequent rise in blood pH is termed alkalosis. Alkalosis interferes with normal oxygen utilization by the brain. The ... and regains consciousness with short-term memory loss and involuntary movement of their hands or feet. Full recovery is usually ... cell death leading to permanent loss of neurological function ranging from difficulty in concentration or loss of short-term ...
In airport gate assignment methods, to optimize gate utilization. In elevator control, to minimize the average waiting time or ... The associated term is "estimated time of accomplishment", which may be a backronym.[citation needed] Accurate and timely ...
The term "utilization", is meant to be interpreted as; harvesting, processing, marketing, and nonconsumptive use of the ... The term "bycatch" is to be interpreted as fish that are harvested in a fishery, but are not sold or kept for personal use. ... Conservation and Management measures shall, where practicable, consider efficiency in the utilization of fishery resources; ... mortality will not cause any stock or stock complex to fall below its MSST more than 50 percent of the time in the long term, ...
"Glossary of terms used in Petroleum Reserves/Resources Definitions" (PDF). The Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2005. Retrieved ... Roland 2010 cites Knizhnikov, A. and N Poussenkova (2009) 'Russian Associated Gas Utilization: Problems and Prospects', Annual ... Reasons for Non-utilization (PDF). FNI Report 13/2010 (Report). Lysaker: Fridtjof Nansen Institute. p. 53. Archived from the ... Basic Methods of Processing and Utilization] (in Russian). New Generation. 2013-05-05. "Global Data and Statistics". ...
Several large dams are planned to increase future hydro utilization. Although Myanmar is underdeveloped in terms of its hydro- ... Myanmar's hydro power development activities and plans include five-year short-term plans and a 30-year strategic plan. This ...
Indirect costs include the loss of productivity of family caregivers and long-term effects of fall-related injuries such as ... Improvements to footwear and utilization of orthotic devices if required. Supplementation with vitamin D is not recommended in ... Monitoring of medications and ongoing medical problems - For example, people with polymyalgia rheumatica often take long-term ...
ISBN 978-0-387-09796-1. "The present economic fashion of favoring short-term gain over long term investment will never be able ... Dangers posed to astronauts In situ resource utilization - Astronautical use of materials harvested in outer space Pantropy - ... the economic attitude of preferring short-term profits over long-term investments will not support a terraforming project. The ... The term was coined by Jack Williamson in a science-fiction short story ("Collision Orbit") published in 1942 in Astounding ...
Short-term prospects depend on continued World Bank and IMF debt relief and extended aid. The post-1999 government has broadly ... September 2008 "- Coal Production and Utilization 2007-2011 Report P218" (PDF). "Le Petrole Nigerien: D'Agadem a la Soraz" (in ... "Niger sets new terms in uranium ore deal with Areva". DW.DE. Retrieved 7 February 2015. Background Note:Niger, United States ... The long-term effect of this, especially to pastoralist populations, remains in the 21st century, with those communities which ...
Robin, J. P.; M. Frain; C. Sardet; R. Groscolas; Y. Le Maho (1988). "Protein and lipid utilization during long-term fasting in ...
Davis, J. A.; Freeze, H. H. (2001). "Studies of mannose metabolism and effects of long-term mannose ingestion in the mouse". ... Alton, G.; Hasilik, M.; Niehues, R.; Panneerselvam, K.; Etchison, J. R.; Fana, F.; Freeze, H. H. (1998). "Direct utilization of ...
The term fibromyalgia was coined by researcher Mohammed Yunus as a synonym for fibrositis and was first used in a scientific ... People with fibromyalgia generally have higher healthcare costs and utilization rates. A review of 36 studies found that ... The term "fibromyalgia" is from New Latin fibro-, meaning "fibrous tissues", Greek μυο- myo-, "muscle", and Greek άλγος algos ... February 2019). "Long-term outcomes of adolescents with juvenile-onset fibromyalgia into adulthood and impact of depressive ...
In general terms, throughput is the rate of production or the rate at which something can be processed. In communication ... High throughput (rate of processing work). Low utilization of computing resource(s). Fast (or highly compact) data compression ... This way the performance can be Compared relative to other systems or the same system before/after changes In absolute terms, e ... The performance of any computer system can be evaluated in measurable, technical terms, using one or more of the metrics listed ...
"Alison Butler begins term as President of SBIC". 2012-07-01. Retrieved 2018-10-11. "Alison Butler named in ... Butler, Alison (1998-07-10). "Acquisition and Utilization of Transition Metal Ions by Marine Organisms" (PDF). Science. 281 ( ...
The constituency was the worst in terms of the utilization of CDF. Ng'etich, Philimon Suter And Peter (2007-07-02). "Kenya: Six ... the constituency was ranked 4th out of 210 in terms of best utilization of funds from the CDF kitty. However, things gradually ... She brought the issue to the national limelight during her first term as an MP. Her stance on the issue backfired immediately ... took a new turn during her second term as MP. ...
... and its curators have been instrumental in coining and promoting this term. utilization of electronic, digital or ... "Live Media is an open-ended term which has come into currency amongst artists and theoreticians. Live-media relates to the ... At the crossroads of these two terms is situated the notion of "post-cinema": defined as an environmental construction capable ...
The term meritocracy can also be used in a negative sense to refer to a system in which an elite hold themselves in power by ... Utilization analysis - These data are calculated based on the comparative hiring pool. Marcia Killien (2007), PACW's 2007 ... The term is interrelated with and often contrasted with other conceptions of equality such as equality of outcome and equality ... Generally, the terms equality of opportunity and equal opportunity are interchangeable, with occasional slight variations; the ...
Utilization of fungicides is the most common for control of the disease. Resistances in clover have been found and give the ... best long term control of the pathogen. However, some growers choose to use fungicides instead of resistant hosts because this ...
It is normal for governments to lose some support during their term, but National's share of the popular vote was only 0.5% ... Accessibility and Utilization: Geographical Perspectives on Health Care Delivery. SAGE Publications. p. 77. ISBN 9780063182769 ... The main difference between the parties in terms of policy was commitment to the Vietnam War. The National government had ... Keith Holyoake was Prime Minister for almost the entire term of this government, from 12 December 1960 until 7 February 1972 ...
The term ochre describes a group of rocks that are usually carbonate of iron that have partially or wholly replaced limestone. ... The utilization rate of ochre was highest in the pre-Howiesons Poort layers. The properties of the ochre pieces excavated from ... The use of the term ochre, instead of coloring material or pigment, prevents assumptions of ochre use. New analyses of ochre ...
The term TransPromo, short for Transpromotional was in use as the term VDP gave way to CCM in industry generated content. Some ... This process involves the utilization of high-volume data collected offline and online. Owing to the nature of CCMs, they are ... Before the term CCM was used, this technology was referred to as Variable Data Printing (VDP) or Variable Data Publishing. ... such as the application of barcodes to deliver individual mail piece instructions to the inserters and to vary these in terms ...
Could mid-latitude ice provide a resource for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU)? A secondary science objective would have ... been to address the need for long-term atmospheric pressure data from the Martian surface. There were studies evaluating the ...
In addition to being trusted with antiquities in Greece, it serves as an agent for the Hellenic utilisation of British ...
The term 'evidence-based medicine' was introduced in 1990 by Gordon Guyatt of McMaster University.[8][9][10][11] ... resource utilization).[68] ... The term was originally used to describe an approach to ... By 2000, use of the term evidence-based had extended to other levels of the health care system. An example is evidence-based ... The term 'evidence-based medicine' was introduced slightly later, in the context of medical education. In the autumn of 1990, ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ... Utilization. *Hash-based cryptography. *Merkle tree. *Message authentication. *Proof of work. *Salt ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... "Utilization of lemongrass essential oil supplementation on growth performance, meat quality, blood traits and caecum ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ... "Utilization of lemongrass essential oil supplementation on growth performance, meat quality, blood traits and caecum ...
Bacchus, M.K. (1990). Utilization, Misuse, and Development of Human Resources in the Early West Indian Colonies. Wilfrid ... Eventually we came to such terms, I assure you, that you would have thought that she had been brought up in a school for whores ... The term "Paleo-Indians" describes the earliest inhabitants of North America (ca. 10,000-8,000 BCE).. ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License and the GFDL; additional terms may apply. See ...
Long-term life satisfaction is also crucial, but is often neglected (the people who report high levels of life satisfaction at ... Progressive utilization theory. *Post-materialism. *Psychometrics. *International Association for Feminist Economics. * ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... For example, it was found that despite being more educated in absolute terms, people were less satisfied if others around them ...
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Although LNG carriers are often larger in terms of cubic capacity, this term is normally only applied to fully refrigerated LPG ... Lobe-type tanks are commonly used at the forward end of the ship, to improve the poor utilization of the hull volume. This ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... This functions much like top does for system usage, providing real time information on Tor's resource utilization and state.. * ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ... particularly regarding the terms "Dark Net" and "hidden services") and to educate journalists about the technical aspects of ...
To get the utilization you must define a window size (N). If N is greater than or equal to 2a + 1 then the utilization is 1 ( ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Open-loop flow control has inherent problems with maximizing the utilization of network resources. Resource allocation is made ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
Walter Tennyson Swingle (1904). The Date Palm and its Utilization in the Southwestern States. United States Government Printing ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... The six climate classifications use the term to help define the various temperature and precipitation regimes for planet Earth ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
Grimes, John (1996). A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy: Sanskrit Terms Defined in English. State University of New York ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... 1: Pervasive Terms Vyapti (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts). Motilal Banarsidass; Revised edition (March 1, 2001). P ... 104-105, 108-109): "(...) it refers to the Buddha using the term "Self" in order to win over non-Buddhist ascetics." ...
The term specialty drugs was used as early as 1988 in a New York Times article about Eastman Kodak Company's acquisition of the ... Utilization of traditional medications stayed flat (-0.1%), while the use of specialty drugs increased 5.8%. The largest ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... In 2015 Bloomberg News used the term 'captive pharmacies' to describe the alleged exclusive agreements such as that between the ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Utilization rate in 2018 was 28 percent.[21] In February, 2019, General Motors (GM) announced that production of the Chevrolet ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... It saw the fixation of seven minor vulnerabilities and over 95 reported bugs causing the incorrect utilization. A considerable ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
People movers are a special term for grade-separated rail which uses vehicles that are smaller and shorter in size.[23] These ... While historically associated with usage in ski resorts, gondola lifts are now finding increased consumption and utilization in ... Urban rail transit is an all-encompassing term for various types of local rail systems, such as these examples trams, light ... Bus rapid transit is an ambiguous term used for buses operating on dedicated right-of-way, much like a light rail. ...
"Kent RUS (Route Utilisation Strategy)" (PDF). Network Rail, Figures 3.7-3.9. January 2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Each councillor serves a four-year term.[22] Councillors meet regularly at Tunbridge Wells Town Hall.[23] ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
It is also known as exobiology (from Greek: έξω, exo, "outside").[90][91][92] The term "Xenobiology" has been used as well, but ... using significant amounts of in-situ resource utilization. ... Artemis would be the next step towards the long-term goal of ... Long-term stays in space reveal issues with bone and muscle loss in low gravity, immune system suppression, and radiation ...
... , assisted ventilation or intermittent mandatory ventilation (IMV), is the medical term for using a ... May 2000). "How is mechanical ventilation employed in the intensive care unit? An international utilization review". American ... Mechanical ventilation is termed invasive if it involves an instrument to create an airway that is placed inside the trachea. ... It is not clear if clonidine is safe or effective to be used as a sedative for preterm and full term infants who require ...
Health 2.0 is sometimes used interchangeably with the term "Medicine 2.0," however, both terms refer to a personalized health ... Patient participation in care coordination has also led to the utilization of electronic medical records that patients can ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... In the UK over the course of 2016 two new relevant terms have expanded in usage: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and ...
The terms amylose and amylopectin where not coined until 1906, by French researchers Maquenee and Roux in the course of an ... "Growth, Feed Utilization and Blood Metabolic Responses to Different Amylose-amylopectin Ratio Fed Diets in Tilapia (,italic, ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... their utilization of the weapons was limited. ...
The word camel is also used informally in a wider sense, where the more correct term is "camelid", to include all seven species ... As has already been mentioned, this type of utilization [camels pulling wagons] goes back to the earliest known period of two- ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
Terms such as "homosexual," "transvestite," and "transsexual" all arose out of Western concepts of identity based on science, ... The paper problematises utilisation of the concept of 'sexual orientation' in moves to revise human rights conventions and ... the term is still a useful one, if we avoid imposing Western thoughts and meanings associated with our language on non-Western ... just because a person has a particular taste for a specific food doesn't mean that we label them in terms of the food that they ...
Long-Term Survival and Predictors of Mortality in Alzheimer's Disease and Multi-Infarct Dementia. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica ... Gaugler JE, Kane RL, Kane RA, Newcomer R. Early Community-based Service Utilization and Its Effects on Institutionalization in ... Holmes C, Boche D, Wilkinson D. Long-term Effects of Abeta42 Immunisation in Alzheimer's Disease: Follow-up of a Randomised, ... Ballard C, Hanney ML, Theodoulou M. The Dementia Antipsychotic Withdrawal Trial (DART-AD): Long-term Follow-up of a Randomised ...
The first, General Electric (GE), series of production BWRs evolved through 6 iterative design phases, each termed BWR/1 ... resulting in a light water reactor with improved fuel utilization and reduced long-lived radioactive waste more characteristic ... this core drying-out event is termed core "uncovery", for the core loses its heat-removing cover of coolant, in the case of a ...
Olivares-Tirado, Pedro (2014). Trends and Factors in Japan's Long-term Care Insurance System: Japan's 10-year Experience. ... "Health Status: Utilization of Health Care" (PDF). International Longevity Center Japan. Retrieved March 21, 2017.. ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Japan made a radical change in how its healthcare system is regulated by introducing long-term care insurance in 2000.[4] The ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... Other similarities include the utilization of mud, baked bricks and stone in architecture, the construction of large units of ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... "Conservation of the chitin utilization pathway in the Vibrionaceae". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74 (1): 44-51. ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... and is capable of producing 200 megawatts of hydroelectric power at maximum utilization.[75] ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0; additional terms may apply. ...
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... upgrading and utilization - Terms, definitions and classification scheme ... Biogas - Biogas production, conditioning, upgrading and utilization - Terms, definitions and classification scheme. ... terms and processes in order to develop health, safety and environmental protection guidelines for biogas installations. ... ISO 20675:2018 defines terms and describes classifications related to biogas production by anaerobic digestion, gasification ...
Long-Term Care Resources and Utilisation*Long-Term Care Resources and Utilisation - Key Indicators. ... Long-Term Care Resources and Utilisation : Long-term care recipients * Customise * Selection… *Variable [2 / 13] ...
Self-management capability in patients with long-term conditions is associated with reduced healthcare utilisation across a ... Self-management capability in patients with long-term conditions is associated with reduced healthcare utilisation across a ...
HUQ088b - Long term care facility. Variable Name: HUQ088b. SAS Label: Long term care facility. English Text: What was the type ... HUQ082 - In long term care facility last 12 month. Variable Name: HUQ082. SAS Label: In long term care facility last 12 month. ... HUQ084 - Total # of days in long term facility. Variable Name: HUQ084. SAS Label: Total # of days in long term facility. ... Hospital Utilization & Access to Care (HUQ_C) Data File: HUQ_C.xpt First Published: August 2006. Last Revised: NA ...
Utilization of the Assembly suspense account  World Health Assembly, 4 (‏1951‎, A4/21A4/21 Add.1)‏ ...
Terms related to health care access and utilization. Doctor or other health professional: Doctor refers to medical doctors (MDs ... Terms such as "higher than" and "less than" indicate statistically significant differences. Terms such as "similar" and "no ... Most access and utilization measures in this report are based on the 12 months prior to interview, with the exception of a ... Terms related to health insurance. Health insurance coverage: Health insurance is broadly defined to include both public and ...
Contact Terms of Use Reproduction Copyrights Contribution Guidelines Privacy Comment Moderation Code of Ethics Social Media ... SC forms commission to oversee disbursement, utilisation of Bahria Town funds , Haseeb Bhatti. Published October 20, ... "All projects undertaken, and being undertaken by the commission shall be subject to a regular audit in terms of standard ... The Supreme Court on Tuesday formed a high-powered commission to oversee the disbursement and utilisation of funds deposited by ...
... fleets need to keep an eye on truck utilization to maintain the right lifecycle management of each unit in the long term. ... Positioning for Long-Term Success With this knowledge, food distributors can quickly and successfully adapt to their changing ... However, these organizations must remain focused on the larger picture, with long-term business strategies in mind. Proactive ... Food Distributors Place New Focus on Truck Fleet Utilization. Megan Crouse , May 26, 2020 ...
Short Term. Medium Term. Long Term. Resource utilization. √. Quality improvement indicators. √. Benchmarking indicators. √. ... The health problems of long-term survivors of transplantation are the same problems that confront other individuals as they age ... Furthermore, managing the health and health outcomes of long-term survivors and the aging transplant recipient population is a ... With the advent of expensive new immunosuppressive agents, resource utilization became important. Today, complex patient- ...
To introduce a new term. Example: A skill group is a collection of agents who share similar skills. ... Port Utilization in Unified CCX ,, Unified CCX and IP IVR Port Utilization ... Port Utilization in Unified CCX ,, Unified CCX and IP IVR Port Utilization ... Port Utilization Guide for Cisco Unified Contact Center Express Solution, Release 12.5(1) ...
Key Terms. *Age: age on December 31, 2018. *Hospital admissions: direct hospital admissions or hospital admissions that ... Hospital Utilization. Figure 2: Total number of hospital admissions, Michigan SCDC Data, 2018 ... ED Utilization. Figure 10: Total number of ED visits, Michigan SCDC Data, 2018 ...
Subject/Index Terms * TRT Terms: Bridges; Wildlife. * Geographic Terms: Wyoming * Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; ... Utilization of Transportation Structures by Bats in Wyoming: A comprehensive investigation. The purpose of this study is to ...
Subject/Index Terms * TRT Terms: Biomass; Development; Renewable energy sources; Sustainable development; Utilization ... Develop Sustainable Renewable Energy Systems for Practical Utilization of Bulky Biomass. No summary provided. ...
Roundtable: Energizing Patient Engagement to Drive Appropriate Utilization. , By Philip Betbeze , December 14, 2015 ... Increasingly, that challenge can be met with an infrastructure that encourages wellness and appropriate utilization built from ...
The rest of this article will be discussing the latter, utilization behavior. Lhermitte first coined the term Utilization ... People with utilization behavior may be unable to resist grasping or using an object placed in front of them, regardless of the ... Utilization behavior is present in patients that have ranging diseases and disorders. The diseases mentioned below are some of ... Utilization behavior (UB) is a type of neurobehavioral phenomena that involves someone grabbing objects in view and starting ...
... trainees and specialist nurses interested in developing decision-making skills in deceased donor kidney utilisation. ... Terms and Conditions. Express interest Contact. *[email protected] Offered by. *Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine ... There will also be a focus on emerging issues within kidney utilisation, such as the use of organs from SARS-CoV-2 positive ... A progressive approach to organ utilisation, based on extensive clinical experience.. *Close collaboration between surgeons, ...
Subject/Index Terms * TRT Terms: Base course (Pavements); Bituminous materials; Bottom ash; Fills; Fly ash; Road construction; ... UTILIZATION OF ASH FROM COAL-BURNING POWER PLANTS IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION. STUDIES CONDUCTED AT WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HAVE ... Monograph Title: Utilization of waste materials and upgrading of low-quality aggregates ... CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN GAINED IN WEST VIRGINIA AND THE SURROUNDING STATES IN THE UTILIZATION OF COAL ASH IN HIGHWAY ...
Additional terms and conditions New Search Print Results Traveler reimbursement is based on the location of the work activities ... The Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (ROSDBU) is your first point of contact for information on ... Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization ... Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization ...
No search term specified. Showing recent items. Search or use up and down arrow keys to select an item. ... International Space Station: Challenges to Increased Utilization May Affect Return on Investment. Statement of Shelby S. Oakley ... International Space Station: Approaches for Ensuring Utilization through 2020 Are Reasonable but Should Be Revisited as NASA ... NASA has ensured essential spare parts are available and ISS structures and hardware are sound for continued ISS utilization ...
Enter search terms separated by a semicolon. Full list of topics Date ... Importance - Differences in utilization and costs of end-of-life care among developed countries are of considerable policy ... Comparison of site of death, healthcare utilization, and hospital expenditures for patients dying with cancer in seven ... Comparison of site of death, healthcare utilization, and hospital expenditures for patients dying with cancer in seven ...
We excluded hospitalizations resulting from a transfer from another health institution (such as a long-term care facility or ... Hospital Resource Utilization and Patient Outcomes Associated with Respiratory Viral Testing in Hospitalized Patients On This ... Hospital Resource Utilization and Patient Outcomes Associated with Respiratory Viral Testing in Hospitalized Patients. Emerging ... Hospital Resource Utilization and Patient Outcomes Associated with Respiratory Viral Testing in Hospitalized Patients. Volume ...
Select a less specific term using the term browser Term paths to the root one shortest. all shortest. one longest. all longest ... browse the term Definition:. A series of processes that forms an integrated mechanism by which a cell or an organism detects ... Term:. carbon utilization. go back to main search page Accession:. GO:0015976 ... The utilization process begins when the cell or organism detects carbon levels, includes the activation of genes whose products ...
All members will serve for two-year terms except the student who will serve a one-year term. ... Deans - Terms expire August 31, 2023. Ron Shields, College of Arts and Media. Chien-pin Li, College of Humanities and Social ... Administrators - Terms expire August 31, 2023. Keith Jenkins, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. Heather Thielemann, ... Administrators - Terms expire August 31, 2024. Emmett Rumfield, Information Technology. Student Government Association ...
Effects of hospital-acquired pneumonia on long-term recovery and hospital resource utilization following moderate to severe ... Effects of hospital-acquired pneumonia on long-term recovery and hospital resource utilization following moderate to severe ...
Enter search terms: Select context to search: in this series. in this repository. across all repositories. ... Jackson, Angela, "The Role of Judgment and Decision Making in IT Resource Utilization Towards Sustainable Competitive Advantage ... The Role of Judgment and Decision Making in IT Resource Utilization Towards Sustainable Competitive Advantage ...
  • ACI's The European Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit will take place in Dusseldorf, Germany on the 5th & 6th October 2022 . (
  • Santander predicts a balanced market in Latin America in terms of supply and demand into the rest of 2022 (Santander, Apr. (
  • Automated daily forecasting predicts capacity utilization issues. (
  • 10). Hence, pulp capacity utilization rates are forecast to remain steady at 90% for the rest of the year but are expected to decline slightly below that level to 88% and 87% in 2023 and 2024, respectively (Santander, Apr. (
  • Data included health status self-ratings and objective service utilization. (
  • For each 911 patient incident, the data was linked across data sources to create an "episode of care" and understand the resources used and service utilization across the patient flows. (
  • Increasingly, that challenge can be met with an infrastructure that encourages wellness and appropriate utilization built from sharing transparent information with patients about your organization's outcomes and expertise. (
  • As this technology will most likely continue to be employed, there is a need to define appropriate utilization. (
  • Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. (
  • In the new edition of Healthcare Hotwire , you'll get details on enhanced care coordination Medicare savings, reducing emergency department utilization through care coordination and the impact of care coordination efforts on patient and provider satisfaction. (
  • OBJECTIVES To assess the utilisation of medical services and social (community) assistance in patients with multiple sclerosis of different disability and to calculate the direct healthcare costs to society. (
  • CONCLUSION This information on utilisation of medical services and social assistance can be used for good healthcare planning and cost effectiveness studies. (
  • Information on utilisation of medical and social services is essential for good healthcare planning, and awareness of the medical and social costs is a prerequisite for cost containment. (
  • Knowledge on healthcare utilization after mass trauma is needed to strengthen the public health preparedness to such incidents. (
  • This study indicates that it is important to anticipate an increased healthcare utilization several years following mass trauma, particularly of MHS. (
  • The healthcare utilization could be different in countries with other health systems or psychosocial care responses to mass trauma. (
  • In order to prevent long-term illness, it is important to provide suitable and timely healthcare and psychosocial support to those in need. (
  • The unpredictability of such incidents makes it difficult to develop methodologically sound studies on their potential impact on health and healthcare utilization. (
  • Investigating the relationship between social care supply and healthcare utilization by older people in England ," Health Economics , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(1), pages 36-54, January. (
  • This observational study is believed to be the first to examine healthcare utilization involving hepatitis C patients with and without advanced liver disease and treated with the direct-acting antivirals, or DAAs. (
  • The project consist of two cohorts with data from patient records of geriatric in-hospital stays, health care utilization data from Stockholm Regional Healthcare Data Warehouse 6 months after discharge, socioeconomic data from Statistics Sweden. (
  • The report documents the provincial-level geographic patterns in healthcare utilization, outcomes, and costs for patients hospitalized for dementia in China. (
  • In the healthcare industry, what is the term for receiving compensation for healthcare services? (
  • Which healthcare payment method does medicare use to reimburse physicians based on the cost of providing services in the terms of effort, overhead and malpractice insurance? (
  • 1 2 Delirium has been linked to adverse short term outcomes, including up to threefold increases hospital mortality and length of stay, 3 4 5 which place considerable burdens on caregivers 6 7 and healthcare services. (
  • Furthermore, this book assesses the extent to which NASA has ensured essential spare parts are available and ISS structures and hardware are sound for continued ISS utilization through 2020. (
  • Rotterdam Opslag en Afvang Demonstration (ROAD) Project (The Netherlands) -- The goal of the ROAD Project is to demonstrate that an industrial-scale, integrated CCUS chain (capture on a coal-fired coal plant and offshore storage) can be applied in a reliable and efficient way within a 10-year timeframe (by 2020) and can make a substantial contribution to climate change objectives. (
  • Investors in the stock were eagerly waiting for the deal to conclude, for which a term sheet had been signed between both the parties in November 2020. (
  • Lower your credit utilization ratio. (
  • Credit scoring bureaus will calculate the credit utilization ratio for each card separately, as well as the ratio for all of your available credit as a whole. (
  • That, in turn, spikes your credit utilization ratio, as it will appear that you have less credit to use. (
  • The increase should be just enough to lower your credit utilization ratio. (
  • Geographical variation in health care utilization and outcomes for hospitalized dementia patients in China. (
  • Predicting Adverse Events During and After Hospital Admission The authors developed a broad suite of tools based on ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural codes for predicting adverse events and care utilization outcomes for hospitalized patients. (
  • Utilization of Plant Biomass for the Production of Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels With Zero Carbon Emission. (
  • The following tactics can help you keep your utilization low. (
  • So, if you want a high credit score, keep your utilization rate at around 30% and maintain only the required payments. (
  • Credit scores can rebound quickly once you're able to lower your utilization. (
  • You can lower your utilization rate by increasing your credit limit. (
  • Utilization behavior (UB) is a type of neurobehavioral phenomena that involves someone grabbing objects in view and starting the 'appropriate' behavior associated with it at an 'inappropriate' time. (
  • Utilization behavior people have difficulty resisting the impulse to operate or manipulate objects which are in their visual field and within reach. (
  • The people who display utilization behavior tend to reach out and begin to automatically use objects in the visual field of their environment. (
  • People with utilization behavior may be unable to resist grasping or using an object placed in front of them, regardless of the context or environment. (
  • The cause of utilization behavior can be attributed to many diseases including Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrovascular disease, Frontotemporal dementia, neoplasm, and corticobasal degeneration. (
  • This is the category that involves behaviors such as manual grasping and groping, imitation behavior and utilization behavior. (
  • The rest of this article will be discussing the latter, utilization behavior. (
  • Lhermitte first coined the term Utilization Behavior (UB). (
  • A woman with bilateral encephalomalacia had a damaged medial thalamus and showed behavioral problems including utilization behavior. (
  • Do you really want the work that badly that you'll deal with this type of behavior on a potentially long-term basis? (
  • In conclusion, these findings show that short-term CZP postnatal exposure inhibits social play behavior and alters specific patterns of social behavior in an age and environment related manner. (
  • These research presentations identify an important baseline for how the physicians on the OneOncology platform are bringing advanced diagnostics to their clinic and how we can improve future utilization. (
  • This narrative review provides preliminary insights that will guide the development and future utilization of these biomarkers. (
  • Forecasted production schedule with optimal utilization of materials and labor. (
  • Due to such rapid introduction of the technology as well as changing medical, political, and legal landscapes, several uncertainties surrounding the optimal utilization of telemedicine in spine surgery persist. (
  • This analysis examines Medicaid outpatient prescription drug utilization in terms of prescriptions and spending before rebates over the 2014 to 2017 period. (
  • Utilization, measured in terms of the number of prescriptions, increased 21% from 2014 to 2017, with faster growth from 2014-15 as the ACA was implemented and slower growth in later years. (
  • This issue brief examines Medicaid drug spending and utilization from 2014 through 2017, the most recent complete data available. (
  • Anderson, Elizabeth, "Measurement of Online Student Engagement: Utilization of Continuous Online Student Behaviors as Items in a Partial Credit Rasch Model" (2017). (
  • Criteria used in this study established that 13% of long-term adult members of a prepaid group practice health maintenance organization (HMO) were consistently high users of outpatient medical care services. (
  • This population accounted for 31% of the total doctor office visits (DOVs), 35% of the hospital admissions, and 30% of the outpatient surgical services for long-term members. (
  • In the EU member states, the proportion of inpatient and outpatient care, as well as for long-term care, varies to a large extent. (
  • Policy makers should consider data on both utilization patterns and comparative effectiveness to develop policies to ensure that proton therapy is used appropriately and that its use is limited to populations for whom there is evidence of benefit. (
  • The high cost and increased use of radiation treatments have spurred calls from national cancer policy groups for research to determine utilization patterns and relative value of specific radiation modalities to both patients and society. (
  • Patterns of utilization were unrelated to marital status, income, occupation, and perceived social class. (
  • Smoking and alcohol use also were not associated with utilization patterns. (
  • The Group introduced a group long-term disability (GLTD) insurance program in November 2019 with the aim of creating an environment where employees can work with reassurance and expanding our benefits programs. (
  • And maybe, just maybe, you're starting to feel like 2019 is the year you should finally start investing your money for long-term growth. (
  • The ratification of the Agreement and the approval of the revised Terms and Conditions will occur in 2019 - 20 . (
  • The revised Terms and Conditions for the contributions, under the 2019 - 29 Cooperation Agreement, will be submitted for approval in 2019 - 20 . (
  • The report, however, added that Uttar Pradesh topped in terms of incremental performance by registering the highest incremental change from the base year (2018-19) to reference year (2019-20). (
  • According to the report, Kerala and Tamil Nadu were top two performers in terms of overall performance with the highest reference year (2019-20) index scores but ranked twelfth and eighth respectively in terms of incremental performance. (
  • A progressive approach to organ utilisation, based on extensive clinical experience. (
  • As described in more detail in Appendix B , it is based on Medicaid State Drug Utilization Data merged with Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information, Inc. data to analyze trends by drug group and by brand or generic status. (
  • Before translating the identified biomarkers into clinical practice, additional preclinical and clinical prospective studies are required to further understand their clinical utility, particularly for the biomarkers related to long-term post-heatstroke health outcomes. (
  • A significant part of the clinical and non-clinical studies has been conducted to assess performance of machining techniques with utilization of diverse technological conditions. (
  • Despite high clinical importance, possible long-term risks of early postnatal exposure to BZDs are only rarely investigated. (
  • Pratt-Chapman et al proposed measures for survivorship patient navigation related to health care utilization (access to clinical care, awareness of late and long-term effects, and access to supportive care) and patient-reported outcomes (quality of life, self-efficacy and activation, satisfaction with care and navigation, health knowledge and literacy and healthy behaviors). (
  • Most of the developed countries have formulated their own guidelines to ensure proper utilization and ethical clinical research and trials. (
  • Bangladesh is still lagging behind in terms of regulation and monitoring of clinical research and trials. (
  • These national estimates describe the utilization of ambulatory medical care services in the coterminous United States. (
  • 2) to describe the study cohorts in terms of health status and health care utilization after discharge. (
  • Broadly speaking, post-COVID conditions, PCC for short, is an umbrella term used to describe the wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after SARS-CoV-2 infection, including by patients who had initial mild or asymptomatic infection. (
  • That's why many investors focus on dollar cost averaging - a term used to describe a strategy where you invest the same amount of money every month. (
  • Our results show that in addition to previously demonstrated patient-level factors that may influence telemedicine use, including the patient's sex and distance from the hospital, factors at the visit level (insurance type, disease type), physician level (physician's attitude toward virtual clinics), and department level also contribute to the utilization of virtual clinics. (
  • Therefore, it is of great importance to understand the factors impacting the utilization of virtual clinics to accelerate the implementation of telemedicine. (
  • To obtain expert consensus on best practices for appropriate telemedicine utilization in spine surgery. (
  • This study was able to provide a framework for appropriate telemedicine utilization in spine surgery from a panel of experts. (
  • OBJECTIVES: To assess long-term adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs) and determine if adherence affects total health care expenditures of reactive vs preventive services. (
  • This study evaluated changes in health care utilisation and expenditures for IBD in Switzerland over time. (
  • ABSTRACT A long-term care hospital (LTCH) is a specialized facility for patients with serious health problems who require continuous and intensive care but not comprehensive diagnostic methods. (
  • Deleterious Effects of Criminal Victimization on Women's Health and Medical Utilization Koss, Mary P.;Koss, Paul G.;Woodruff, W. Joy 1991-02-01 00:00:00 Abstract The long-term consequences of criminal victimization on physical health were examined among 390 adult women (74 nonvictims and 316 victims of crime). (
  • The Hospital Utilization and Access to Care section (variable name prefix HUQ) provides SP level interview data on evaluating several access to health care topics. (
  • b) Review data supporting routine use of OCT/IVUS in short and long term outcomes. (
  • Data-driven decisions and the utilization of advanced analytics are becoming the new norm for business. (
  • Utilization data were analyzed using negative binomial regression and expenditure data using γ-family generalized linear regression models. (
  • You can use any project list as a data source for the component, and then track utilization of the resources online. (
  • Compelling data suggests dysregulated ROS handling leads to reductions observed in O 2 delivery & utilization. (
  • BACKGROUND Although gastric bypass surgery accounts for 80% of bariatric surgery in the United States, only limited long-term data are available on mortality among patients who have undergone this procedure as compared with severely obese persons from a general population. (
  • Conclusions In our data, male subjects had a higher rate of hospital utilisation within 30 days of discharge than female subjects. (
  • Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of trajectories of physical function on later long-term care utilization based on longitudinal panel data of older adults. (
  • IN ), announces an alliance to bring key AccuNurse performance metrics to long-term care providers via the primeVIEW digital dashboard and data mining tool, developed by Prime Care Technologies. (
  • We used archival data collected over a 17-year span to investigate the psychotherapy utilization, presenting concerns, reported distress levels and psychotherapy outcomes of Pacific Islander students compared to Asian American students. (
  • Researchers with UCSB's Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, in collaboration with RWTH Aachen (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aache) University in Germany, have performed complex data analysis and modeling , aiming to understand the logistical feasibility of carbon capture and utilization. (
  • However, the evidence also points to some challenges including the need for more conclusive quantifiable data regarding the full extent of those contributions, especially with respect to long-term outcomes. (
  • In simple terms, data harmonization increases the value and utilization of data. (
  • Utilization data across 5 years preceding and following crime were obtained from 15 rape victims, 26 physical assault victims, and 27 noncontact crime victims and were compared with five continuous years of utilization among 26 nonvictims. (
  • Greater access to large data sets-and accompanying artificial intelligence (AI) applications to analyze them-can help determine appropriate imaging utilization and help move the specialty's transition to value-based care, she says. (
  • Given continued and increasing volatility in daily count data, we continue to encourage all users to prioritize weekly counts and long-term trends (over several weeks) as a more reliable measure of COVID-19 epidemiological activity and trends within countries/territories/areas, and at regional and global levels. (
  • The utilization process begins when the cell or organism detects carbon levels, includes the activation of genes whose products detect, transport or metabolize carbon-containing substances, and ends when carbon is incorporated into the cell or organism's metabolism. (
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture and utilization (CCU) are key technologies to help companies reach their sustainability goals. (
  • Carbon capture and utilization, or CCU, is a process in which atmospheric carbon is captured and recycled into various materials. (
  • Washington, D.C. -- The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum has added six new carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) projects to its existing R&D portfolio in an ongoing effort to bring together developed and developing nations in a collaborative quest to curtail manmade emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO 2 ). (
  • and developing technologies for successful, reliable and long-term monitoring, measurement and verification of stored carbon. (
  • The WHO coronavirus (COVID-19) dashboard presents official daily counts of COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccine utilisation reported by countries, territories and areas. (
  • whereas in long term supports, care criteria will constitute a plan's 'medical necessity' foundation. (
  • We used multivariate regression, controlling for patient-level characteristics, to estimate trends and determinants of direct and indirect costs and resource utilisation. (
  • Characteristics was ruled because of the Up Terms of service Contract (as well as, not limited by, while the some new « Services »), the brand new Up Privacy policy, the Upward Society Assistance, and MeetMe Fine print and you may Privacy. (
  • Health care utilization and expenditure were compared among adherent and nonadherent respondents for preventive and reactive services. (
  • An imminent question for health workforce planners is how an increasingly diverse US elderly population and a greater use of home and community-based services will affect demand for long-term care workers. (
  • In this article, researchers use national surveys to analyze current use of long-term care and the current long-term care workforce, and project demand for long-term care services and workers through 2030. (
  • Primary Health Services Utilization and Inequality: The Emerging Symbiotic Public/Private Model in Hong Kong. (
  • This report was commissioned by the Australian Government's Department of Social Services to inform mechanisms that will optimise utilisation of NDIS packages. (
  • However, the large differences in long-term care depend on differences in how care for older people and people with disabilities is organized and whether or not social care (both institutions and home care services) are included. (
  • Similarly, your budget analysis is the breakdown for your services and expenses in terms of what's been used and what your limits are. (
  • It's a breakdown of your services and expenses in terms of what's billable, billed, unbilled, and non-billable. (
  • The case manager, as part of a team, helps to identify appropriate services and options throughout the health care continuum, while balancing effective resource utilization in order to optimize value for the client and the system. (
  • Coverage of interventions analyses the levels of utilization achieved for 'traditional' health services. (
  • The long-term machine utilisation rates can be applied by the operation management to control the current level of machine utilisation and to calculate the machine hourly cost accurately to obtain unit harvesting costs. (
  • The full-featured version of Virto Resource Utilization Web Part costs $795 USD per one SharePoint Server. (
  • It is just the latest example of how commercial insurance plans are more closely examining imaging costs and utilization and steering their members toward providers who they deem to deliver the highest-quality care at the lowest cost. (
  • In the commercial payer world, it's creeping into contractual language that the health system will not be eligible for or receive shared savings if they don't start controlling imaging costs and utilization," Dr Nicola says. (
  • Commercial payers are enacting efforts to curb costs associated with imaging utilization, shining a light on a lack of hard evidence that the benefits of any given imaging study will both outweigh its risks and improve patient outcomes. (
  • Objective In the 30 days after hospital discharge, hospital utilisation is common and costly. (
  • This study evaluated the association between gender and hospital utilisation within 30 days of discharge. (
  • Main outcome measure The primary end point was hospital utilisation, defined as total emergency department visits and hospital readmissions within 30 days after index discharge. (
  • Long term care provision, hospital length of stay and discharge destination for hip fracture and stroke patients ," Working Papers 086cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. (
  • Objectives To determine the relation between delirium in critically ill patients and their outcomes in the short term (in the intensive care unit and in hospital) and after discharge from hospital. (
  • 8 9 Delirium can also have long term consequences, with studies indicating an association between delirium and a higher likelihood of death, 10 functional disability, 11 admission to residential care, cognitive impairment, 12 and dementia after discharge. (
  • With the advent of expensive new immunosuppressive agents, resource utilization became important. (
  • Viral testing resulted in more resource utilization, including intensive care unit admission, but positive test results were not associated with less antibiotic use or shorter duration of isolation. (
  • San Francisco, CA, Thursday - August 04, 2011 - Virtosoftware presented a new Microsoft SharePoint Silverlight-based web part for online tracking resource utilization and resource management. (
  • VirtoSoftware - SharePoint Web Parts vendor - ( ) expands its SharePoint product line presenting Virto Resource Utilization Gantt - a new light-weight interactive Silverlight-based web part that provide SharePoint users with a variety of tools for resource management and online utilization tracking. (
  • Virto SharePoint Resource Utilization Web Part ( ) allows for effective managing both resources and materials. (
  • You can use the web part for effective project management resource utilization, controlling the workload of your project resources. (
  • With Virto Resource Utilization Gantt ( ) you can easily schedule meetings in way that guarantees that they do not overlap, and the rooms do not stay empty. (
  • Virto Resource Utilization Gantt is already available for purchasing at (
  • For example, cloud elasticity can improve resource utilization to avoid idle resources. (
  • Viral testing re- ing in this setting is carried out with a nasopharyngeal (NP) sulted in more resource utilization, including intensive care swab sample, which is processed by direct fluorescent an- unit admission, but positive test results were not associated tibody (DFA), PCR, or both to identify a viral pathogen. (
  • This project used the recorded machine utilisation of two machines (harvester and forwarder) by MultiDATs in pine plantations of Southern Tasmania (Australia) to verify the impact of site conditions on utilisation rates over a long study period. (
  • The PCP and MHS consultation rates (CR) were higher in female than male survivors both acutely and at long-term. (
  • Interventions addressing these factors might lower hospital utilisation rates observed among men. (
  • In addition to today's increases, interest rates for both loan terms are higher than they were this time last year. (
  • Both loan terms offer interest rates significantly lower than higher-cost borrowing options like credit cards. (
  • Rates on personal loans vary considerably by credit score and loan term. (
  • As shown in the chart above, a good credit score can mean a lower interest rate, and rates tend to be higher on loans with fixed interest rates and longer repayment terms. (
  • Borrowers with good credit seeking personal loans during the week of Aug. 16, 2021, prequalified for rates that rose for shorter terms and fell for longer terms compared to last week's fixed-rate loans. (
  • This will lead to utilization rates of up to 88% in 2016, and increasing levels of outsourced production. (
  • Affected by the LED lighting market demand, China's major chip manufacturers' production utilization rate reached a historical high, with San'an Optoelectronics and Elec-tech International (ETI) utilization rates at 87% and 59% respectively. (
  • Generally, shorter terms come with lower interest rates, since the lender's money is at risk for a shorter period of time. (
  • Since public programs finance much of the ageds health care, over time there will be growing pressure on federal and state budgets, and long-term strains on public funds will put upward pressure on tax rates. (
  • In transit charging, profitability will depend on the ability to achieve high utilization rates. (
  • In terms of study conduct, Dr. Taplin emphasized the particular challenge of extremely high initial rates of drop-out among patients randomized to standard of care alone. (
  • Furthermore, managing the health and health outcomes of long-term survivors and the aging transplant recipient population is a new challenge in transplantation. (
  • The questions on long-term care (HUQ081-HUQ089) were not included in NHANES 1999-2000, but are available for NHANES 2001-2002 and 2003-2004. (
  • Know your long-term care hospital. (
  • Ventilator-dependent survivors of catastrophic illness transferred to 23 long-term care hospitals for weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. (
  • Urgent care center or retail health clinic utilization decreased as age increased for both men and women. (
  • Urgent care center or retail health clinic utilization increased with increasing education level. (
  • Long term care is a new concept for the Turkish health system and there are no studies on LTCHs in Turkey. (
  • A significant proportion of intensive care beds in Turkey are used for long-term hospitalized patients with complex problems. (
  • Among men, risk factors included hospital utilisation in the 6 months prior to the index hospitalisation (IRR 3.55, 95% CI 2.38 to 5.29), being unmarried (IRR 1.72, 95% CI 1.12 to 2.64), having a positive depression screen (IRR 1.53, 95% CI 1.09 to 2.13) and no primary care physician (PCP) visit within 30 days (IRR 1.64, 95% CI 1.08 to 2.50). (
  • To provide more complete and precise information the the utilization of the nation's ambulatory care resources and on the nature and treatment of illness among the population seeking ambulatory care, the NCHS in 1967 began exploring possibilities for surveying morbidity in private physicians' offices. (
  • Post-acute care settings include long-term care hospitals (LTCHs), inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and home health agencies. (
  • Trajectories of physical function from 1993 to 2007 were identified by group-based trajectory analysis, and then the relationships of the past trajectories with the use of nursing homes and care assistants, and the amount of utilization used in 2007 were examined. (
  • In particular, a long-term disability is closely related to a larger probability of using nursing homes than using care assistants at home. (
  • The utilization of care assistants seems a priority choice at the early-increasing stage of disability. (
  • Conclusion: Past physical function trajectories relate to later long-term care utilization. (
  • Hsu, HC 2013, ' Effects of physical function trajectories on later long-term care utilization among the Taiwanese elderly ', Geriatrics and Gerontology International , 卷 13, 編號 3, 頁 751-758. (
  • The findings are discussed in terms of their health and medical care implications. (
  • Since 2010, adult social care spending in England has fallen significantly in real terms whilst demand has risen. (
  • Health care utilization: The experiences of rural HIV-positive African" by M V. Vyavaharkar, L Moneyham et al. (
  • The study cohorts seem valid in terms of health care utilization compared to the regional cohorts regarding hospital care, but less so regarding primary care. (
  • Long-term care system for older adults in China: policy landscape, challenges, and future prospects. (
  • Overview of dementia care under the three‐tier long‐term care system of China. (
  • Background - Frailty is an established predictor of admission into long-term care (LTC) and mortality in the elderly population. (
  • This study set out to determine if adding the Home Care-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Frailty Index (HC-IDD Frailty Index), developed for use in home care users with IDD, to a basic list of predictors (age, sex, rural status, and the Johns Hopkins Frailty Marker) increases the ability to predict admission to long-term care or death within one year. (
  • Bill Jordan will be speaking on the panel "Preventing Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid-Related Matters" and Jason Popp will be speaking on "Compliance, Risk Management, and Litigation Strategies" at the 9th Annual Forum on Long-Term Care & Senior Care hosted by the American Conference Institute. (
  • We conclude that these long-term deleterious effects suggest that criminally victimized women's needs for medical treatment transcend the traditional focus on emergency care and forensic evaluation. (
  • 21% of infected case-patients were health care workers car- en in large studies. (
  • The long-term care of these patients poses a significant challenge for the practicing hematologist/oncologist. (
  • To calculate your credit utilization, divide your credit card balance by your credit limit and multiply by 100. (
  • To calculate bus utilization, the number of required bus cycles must be known. (
  • The health problems of long-term survivors of transplantation are the same problems that confront other individuals as they age -- heart, bone, and cerebrovascular diseases -- only at a younger age and at an accelerated rate. (
  • Long-term mortality rate of patients undergoing bariatric surgery significantly improves as compared to the general population regardless of bariatric operation performed, and perioperative complications do not increase long- term mortality risk. (
  • Keeping your utilization rate at around 30% increases the interest you pay, and maximizes the bank's profits. (
  • Depending on factors such as your credit score, which type of personal loan you're seeking and the loan repayment term, the interest rate can differ. (
  • There are a lot of different types of mortgages out there from interest only mortgages, to fixed mortgages, to mortgages of different terms, adjustable rate mortgages. (
  • As such, it estimates all suppliers will reach a utilization rate of 83% this year, while tier 1 players will hit 88%, the highest reported since the boom year of 2010. (
  • With capacity expanding year over year, tier 1 wafer suppliers are forecasted to reach a high average utilization rate of 85% in the following three years,' add the analysts in a statement. (
  • This term refers to occupancy rate when in use, often used to determine instructional or laboratory space needs or to measure how well current spaces are occupied, taking into account any requirements (e.g., maximum capacity to meet egress requirements, maximum course enrollment). (
  • If your financial situation allows, applying for a shorter term could help you score a lower interest rate. (
  • It makes sense to talk to administrators about what tools radiologists can implement and that they can support [management] with the knowledge to make efficiency changes," Dr Nicola agrees, noting that insurance companies increasingly are looking at his own radiology practice's metrics with regard to imaging utilization. (
  • The correlation ratio between each parameter and machine utilisation was low and not significant at a significance level of 0.05. (
  • Allocate the highest payments to the card with the highest utilization ratio. (
  • The SC implementation bench had on March 21 last year accepted the developer's offer to pay Rs460bn for the purchase of land measuring 16,896 acres in the MDA, but with certain terms and conditions. (
  • Nonetheless, food distributors must keep goods moving across America, maintain driver/technician health and safety measures, adapt to quickly changing market conditions and business models, all while keeping an eye toward long-term operational efficiencies. (
  • Any other pages could possibly get demand a reimbursement of the contacting Upward Consumer Solution during the of the clicking here , otherwise by mailing otherwise getting a signed and you may dated notice that claims you, the buyer, was canceling that it arrangement, or terms and conditions away from equivalent perception. (
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  • The term developmental disabilities encompasses a heterogeneous group of conditions that arise in early childhood and are characterized by difficulties across different domains of functioning and include autism spectrum disorders (ASD), intellectual disability (ID), cerebral palsy (CP), Down syndrome (DS), and other developmental delays (DD) [ 1 , 2 ]. (
  • 2010). Measuring micro and macro characteristics of the bone is insufficient for the assessment of cutting conditions in terms of inhomogenity of the bone for the cortical and spongy bone parts (Kato et al. (
  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday formed a high-powered commission to oversee the disbursement and utilisation of funds deposited by Bahria Town Karachi and highlighted the body's scope and mandate. (
  • In this research, the utilization of urea by New Zealand White, California and Chinchilla breed rabbits were examined using high protein level (20 % crude protein), low protein level (16% crude protein) and low protein supplemented with 1.4 % urea (16% crude protein + 1.4 % urea). (
  • The high cost and limited availability of PBT have constrained its utilization. (
  • You want to be on an account showing good payment history, preferably with a high credit limit and consistently low credit utilization. (
  • Paying down debt, as much as possible, is the most straightforward route to attacking a high credit utilization. (
  • However, make sure that the higher credit limit won't tempt you into increasing your spending as well - or taking this step could actually compound your high credit utilization woes. (
  • If you have a high credit utilization spread across several cards, it might make sense to transfer all of those balances to a low-interest card. (
  • Reported LLIN utilization was very high, with over 99% of study participants reporting that they slept under bed nets the night before each visit (every 3 months) by the study team. (
  • The patients featured in a new research article underwent Rous-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy-two of the most common kinds of bariatric surgery. (
  • Aux États-Unis, lorsque le séjour en unité des soins intensifs est prolongé, les patients peuvent être transférés vers un CHSLD. (
  • Dans la pratique, les patients qui ont besoin de soins de longue durée en Turquie sont hospitalisés en unités de soins intensifs. (
  • Une proportion importante des lits réservés aux unités de soins intensifs en Turquie sont utilisés pour les soins de longue durée aux patients atteints de problèmes complexes. (
  • Gastric bypass surgery was associated with improved long-term survival for all patients undergoing surgery at ages older than 35 years, with externally caused deaths only elevated in younger women. (
  • Long-term results 11 years after primary gastric bypass in 384 patients. (
  • Mesothelioma patients who qualify for surgery have a shot at long-term survival if they choose a mesothelioma specialty surgeon . (
  • It's important to realize that unless we as radiologists demonstrate the value of what we do-how much we can add to the efficient diagnosis and management of patients-there's going to be a lot more scrutiny in terms of the value and what we add. (
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  • As such, research is needed as to the efficient utilization of NPSBN bandwidth for the transmission of video content. (
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  • Differentiating short-term psychological distress from depression. (
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  • and visits within certain departments, including the heart center, psychiatry, and internal medicine (OR 2.55, 95% CI 1.46-4.46, P =.004), were positively associated with the utilization of virtual clinics. (
  • Finally, the panel had consensus that video visits could be appropriate for a variety of visit types including early, midterm, longer term postoperative follow-up, follow-up for imaging review, and follow-up after an intervention (i.e., physical therapy, injection). (
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  • Incorporation and early utilization of the TSI in vitro diagnostic test into current diagnostic algorithms confers cost savings and shortens time to diagnosis. (
  • IT must focus on improving the velocity and quality of its actions toward near-real-time corrective actions - or, even better, preventative actions that are sustainable in the long term. (
  • The first term is the mean total waiting time in the combined queue-server system and the second term is the mean service time. (
  • With this metric, you'll have a reliable projection of the future success of your project in terms of both time and budget. (
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  • Most vertically integrated players have for a long time opted to not increase in-house wafer capacities and outsourcing manufacturing via long term contracts with minimum fixed volumes and prices adjusted on monthly basis. (
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  • With this new component you can easily check the workload of your employees and utilization of material resources and, if needed, immediately make the necessary changes. (
  • Alternatively, the new web part can be used for tracking and managing utilization of material resources such as, for example, meeting rooms. (
  • The capabilities and capacities of Long Term Evolution (LTE) or Fourth Generation (4G) LTE networks are a significant improvement over earlier generation radio access technologies, but the network resources are still expected to be limited, especially during emergency incidents due to higher demand. (
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  • Major maternal health programs implemented in India during the last decade (2000- 2010) have been noteworthy and consequential in terms of significant expansion of maternal and child (MCH) infrastructure. (
  • Spending on antivirals, and especially hepatitis C drugs, is disproportionate to their utilization. (
  • The medications stop the hepatitis C virus from multiplying in the body and can prevent long-term complications like liver damage. (
  • And while United's plan rightly warrants some concern, it also gives radiologists an opportunity to demonstrate leadership with respect to imaging quality and utilization matters, says Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, a radiologist at University of California San Francisco and director of the Radiology Outcomes Research Laboratory. (