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*  Seung-Hui Cho
... for mental health patients and "monitor the person's compliance." As for the court, Virginia law also mandated that, if a ... Cho escaped compliance with the court order for mandatory mental health treatment as an outpatient, even though Virginia law ... that neither the court nor New River Valley Community Services exercised oversight of his case to determine his compliance with ...
*  Tuberculosis management
Regular follow-up is important to check on compliance and to identify any problems patients are having with their medication. ... Patients with renal failure have a 10 to 30-fold increase in risk of getting TB. Patients with kidney disease who are being ... So on day 4, for example, the patient only receives RMP and no other drugs are given. If the patient completes the nine days of ... some say that urine testing only results in unhelpful confrontations with patients and does not help increase compliance. In ...
*  Paranoid schizophrenia
Non-compliance with neuroleptics may also occur if the patient considers the side effects (such as extrapyramidal symptoms) to ... The patient will sometimes hear multiple voices and the voices can either be talking to the patient or to one another. These ... Targeted treatment and treatment response vary from patient to patient, depending on his or her symptoms. It is more beneficial ... Voices may also command you to do things that can be harmful to yourself or to others." A patient exhibiting these auditory ...
*  Home hemodialysis
... hemodialysis increases arterial baroreflex sensitivity and compliance and normalizes blood pressure of hypertensive patients ... Patient fear of needles/self-cannulation. Patient belief that they will get better care in hospital. Lack of significant other ... Lack of awareness amongst patients - most patients with kidney disease in the USA are not informed of home hemodialysis as a ... Mehrotra R, Marsh D, Vonesh E, Peters V, Nissenson A (2005). "Patient education and access of ESRD patients to renal ...
*  Peak inspiratory pressure
... and decreased lung compliance. PIP should never be chronically higher than 40(cmH2O) unless the patient has Acute Respiratory ... Static compliance Dynamic compliance Rose L (2010). "Clinical application of ventilator modes: Ventilatory strategies for lung ...
*  Blood pressure
The loss of arterial compliance that occurs with aging explains the elevated pulse pressures found in elderly patients. Blood ... Pulse pressure is determined by the interaction of the stroke volume of the heart, the compliance (ability to expand) of the ...
*  Positive airway pressure
Since continuous compliance is an important factor in the success of treatment, it is of importance that patients who travel ... Improving CPAP Compliance by a Basic Educational Program with Nurse Support for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patients. A. D ... Data logging records basic compliance info or detailed event logging, allowing the sleep physician (or patient) to download and ... Some patients will develop nasal congestion while others may experience rhinitis or a runny nose. Some patients adjust to the ...
*  Outpatient commitment
... "it appears as though outpatient commitment promotes treatment compliance in about 80% of patients… After commitment is ... Patients given mandatory outpatient treatment-who were more violent to begin with-were nevertheless four times less likely than ... Research published in 2013 showed that Kendra's Law in New York, which served about 2,500 patients at a cost of $32 million, ... Patients who underwent mandatory treatment reported higher social functioning and slightly less stigma, rebutting claims that ...
*  Chiari malformation
Posterior fossa hypoplasia causes reduced cerebral and spinal compliance. Diagnosis is made through a combination of patient ... All patients died from surgery or postoperative complications. 1935: Russell and Donald suggested that decompression of the ... Type II patients have severe brain stem damage and rapidly diminishing neurological response. Decompressive surgery involves ... Aboulezz, AO; Sartor, K; Geyer, CA; Gado, MH (1985). "Position of cerebellar tonsils in the normal population and in patients ...
*  The Compliance Team
Hospital accreditation International healthcare accreditation List of healthcare accreditation organisations in the USA Patient ... Healthcare Compliance Strategies Global Media Marketing Official Web Page Statement of Sandra C. Canally with Compliance Team ... The Compliance Team has accredited approximately 5,000 DMEPOS providers in the USA and Puerto Rico. It has been reported that ... The Compliance Team Inc., is a US for-profit organization which runs the "Exemplary Provider" accreditation programs, a US- ...
*  Veterans Health Administration
... "the care provided to VHA patients compares favorably with that provided to non-VHA patients in terms of compliance with widely ... Review of Alleged Patient Deaths, Patient Wait Times, and Scheduling Practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System VA Office ... This PCMH model is referred to as Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT). PAC Teams provide accessible, patient-centered care and ... 348(22). Comparison of Quality of Care for Patients in the Veterans Health Administration and Patients in a National Sample ...
*  Patient and mortuary neglect
2004: 8. Bolin, Jane N. "Avoiding Charges of Fraud and Abuse: Developing and Implementing an Effective Compliance Program." ... Patient neglect is similar to mortuary neglect with one major difference: that patient neglect has to do with people who are ... Patient neglect concerns people in hospitals, in nursing homes, or being cared for in home. Usually in nursing homes or home- ... It also encompasses patients getting rashes, lice, and other sores from being improperly cared for. The general sign of ...
*  Epsychology
The purpose in such programs is primarily to help patients take their medication as prescribed. A lack of medical compliance is ... Although patient-support programs may lack in theoretical orientation, it is clear that they try to help patients manage an ... In fact, in one study about 70% of hospital visits for adverse drug reactions were caused by inadequate medical compliance. ... Pharmaceutical companies Janssen-Cilag and Novartis were also early out with patient-support programs that came with the ...
*  Operating room management
An OR manager must maintain compliance with this spectrum of policies in order to maintain both patient safety as well as ... ensure patient safety and optimal patient outcome, 2) provide surgeons with appropriate access to the OR so that patients can ... Additionally, if a patient is one hour late for surgery the patient will most likely still be able to undergo surgery. This ... Due to the patient being able to choose where they have plastic surgery, patients expect special circumstances such as first- ...
*  Therapeutic relationship
It has been found to predict treatment adherence (compliance) and concordance and outcome across a range of client/patient ... Several scales have been developed to assess the patient-professional relationship in therapy, including the Working Alliance ... or patient). It is the means by which a therapist and a client hope to engage with each other, and effect beneficial change in ...
*  Late life depression
Typically, elderly patients with depression do not report depressed mood, but instead present with less specific symptoms such ... Older adults often have better treatment compliance, lower dropout rates, and more positive responses to psychotherapy than ... To meet criteria for a major depressive episode, a patient must have 5 of these 9 symptoms nearly every day for at least 2 ... Suicide rates are nearly twice as high in depressed patients as in the general population. Major depression is more common in ...
*  Kendra's Law
... and the patient has a history of lack of compliance with treatment for mental illness that has: at least twice within the last ... the patient is eighteen years of age or older; and the patient is suffering from a mental illness; and the patient is unlikely ... Of 442 patients assessed, 336 patients were randomly assigned to be discharged from hospital either on CTO (167 patients) or ... One patient withdrew directly after randomisation and two were ineligible, giving a total sample of 333 patients (166 in the ...
*  Presenting problem
Identified patient Medical history "VI. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services". Compliance Training Manual. www.usc.edu. ... The patient's initial comments to a physician, nurse, or other health care professional help form the differential diagnosis. ... In some instances, the nature of a patient's chief complaint may determine if services are covered by medical or vision ... "Implementation Guide for Transmission of Patient Chief Complaint as Public Health Information using Version 2.3.1 of the Health ...
*  EMIS Health
Patient UK The company bought Pinbellcom Group which supplies administration and compliance software to both the primary and ... Patient Access also enables patients to access their own records online. EMIS Web had been rolled out to 3750 practices in ... Patient.info is integrated with the record systems so patients can manage their own care with an information library, health ... Through its Patient Access service, EMIS was the first clinical system providers to enable patients to book GP appointments ...
*  Veterinary ethics
... the veterinarian-client-patient relationship, standards of professionalism, honesty, compliance with the law, continuing ... The difference between the human patients and the animal patients does not interfere with the professionalism discussion ... is very similar to that of human medical ethics in that the study of the relationship between the doctor and the patient ... between doctors and human patients and vets with their clients. Another major difference between veterinary ethics and human ...
*  Behavioral medicine
Patients with strong social support systems, particularly through marriages and families, typically exhibit better compliance ... However, in order for the patient to adhere to a treatment regimen, the physician must provide accurate information about the ... This also implies that patients can change their unhealthy behaviors in order to improve their diagnoses or health, especially ... Examples: telemonitoring through telephone or video conference with the patient case management by using a range of medical ...
*  Health belief model
More recently, the model has been applied to understand patients' responses to symptoms of disease, compliance with medical ...
*  Glaucoma
Poor compliance with medications and follow-up visits is a major reason for vision loss in glaucoma patients. A 2003 study of ... Patient education and communication must be ongoing to sustain successful treatment plans for this lifelong disease with no ... Patients with such condition begin to rapidly lose their eyesight. Sometimes, the disease appears very rapidly, especially ... Nd:YAG laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) may be used in patients susceptible to or affected by angle closure glaucoma or pigment ...
*  Covert medication
John Carvel, social affairs editor (2002-04-24). "Fear over covert drugs for patients , UK news". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013- ... To increase compliance, medications may be administered surreptitiously in food or drink. Covert medication is practiced in ... Latha KS (January 2010). "The noncompliant patient in psychiatry: the case for and against covert/surreptitious medication". ... Covert medication (also hidden medication) is the intentional "administration of medication to patients without their knowledge ...
*  Health informatics
... protocol design and efficient management patient recruitment and management adverse event reporting regulatory compliance data ... patient] care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. Clinical informaticians use their knowledge of patient care ... The comprehensive records of 7 million patients are available on-line in the electronic patient record (ePR), with data ... Allows patients to view their own health records Permits patients to request for a copy of their own medical records Modify any ...
*  3D printing
Patient-matched implants were a natural extension of this work, leading to truly personalized implants that fit one unique ... He has suggested that the FAA's focus should be on guidance to explain compliance, rather than on changing the existing rules, ... Eppley, B. L.; Sadove, A. M. (1 November 1998). "Computer-generated patient models for reconstruction of cranial and facial ... Moore, Calen (11 February 2014). "Surgeons have implanted a 3-D-printed pelvis into a U.K. cancer patient". ...