• populations
  • LBP-related leg pain is also common, although prevalence rates vary widely between studies, ranging from 1 to 43% of LBP patients [ 2 ], reflecting the different populations studied and different definitions used. (chiro.org)
  • As populations age, caring for people with dementia has become more common. (wikipedia.org)
  • These terms are used in reference to all patient populations, not just dementia patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has extensive experience working with the both the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity and the Office for Inclusion and Culture Development, as well as 16 years conducting research ranging from basic science to patient populations in the Department of Surgery. (rochester.edu)
  • Disability
  • Formerly CEO of the patient group Arthritis Care (UK), he has also been a UK ministerial adviser on both health and disability issues. (activecitizenship.net)
  • In low back pain ( LBP ) patients, those with radiating leg pain or sciatica have poorer pain and disability outcomes. (chiro.org)
  • Play media The disability rights movement is a global social movement to secure equal opportunities and equal rights for all people with disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike many of the leaders in the physical disability rights community, self-advocacy has been slow in developing for people with developmental disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, much of the work done by the Disability Rights Movement was completed by allies, or those without disabilities but with a strong connection to someone with disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The right to have an independent life, using paid assistant care instead of being institutionalized, if the individual wishes, is a major goal of the disability rights movement, and is the main goal of the similar independent living and self-advocacy movements, which are most strongly associated with people with intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite
  • In August 2006, Day was elected president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) for the 2007/08 term, despite a challenge at the convention floor by another British Columbian physician (whom Day had beaten in the nomination process) regarding Day's views about for-profit health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • (59) Despite efforts over the past thirty *54 years to eliminate discrimination and reduce racial segregation, there has been little change in the quality of, or access to, health care for many minorities. (udayton.edu)
  • According to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, "Despite the existence of civil rights legislation equal treatment and equal access are not a reality for racial/ethnic minorities and women in the current climate of the health care industry. (udayton.edu)
  • Despite immunisation and screening of health workers, the transmission of hepatitis B from health care workers to patients has been reported recently. (bmj.com)
  • The clinical course of IPH is exceedingly variable, and most of the patients continue to have episodes of pulmonary haemorrhage despite therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • For the patient undergoing a craniotomy for tumor or aneurysm repair, post-operative care should focus on smooth and timely emergence from anesthesia while optimizing hemodynamic, respiratory and electrolyte parameters. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Medicare
  • He is referred to as "Dr. Profit" by opponents who believe his legal challenges will threaten Canada's publicly funded medicare system, and Prophet by supporters for his advocacy of a role for patient choice and the right to obtain private insurance in the face of long government wait lists for care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 removed the deemed status of the Joint Commission and directed it to re-apply to CMS to seek continued authority to review hospitals for CfC and CoP. (wikipedia.org)
  • By providing intensive case management to patients with complex care needs, the pilot achieved a Return on Investment of $1.82 per dollar invested, 81 percent of which directly benefits Medicare. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • ethical
  • 4 The UK National Childbirth Trust and the Association for Improvements in Maternity Services, in their charter for ethical research in maternity care, state that participants in studies in pregnancy should have the right to see the results. (bmj.com)
  • We discuss clinical and ethical factors relating to informing patients following exposure to an infectious health care worker. (bmj.com)
  • efforts
  • Advocates for the rights of people with developmental disabilities focus their efforts on gaining acceptance in the workforce and in everyday activities and events from which they might have been excluded in the past. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • Qualified as a Speech & Language Pathologist in 1995, obtained a Masters Degree in Health Services Management in 2003. (activecitizenship.net)
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims, which include Better Care, Healthy People/Healthy Communities, and Affordable Care ( U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • Formal care involves the services of community and medical partners, while informal care involves the support of family, friends, and local communities, but more often from spouses, adult children and other relatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consider how Medigap patients with complex conditions need and want support with non-medical services related to their conditions as much as required medical treatments. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • (66) A second effect has been that the subsequent increased poverty among those in need of assistance has caused a worsening of health status and an increase in the need for health care services. (udayton.edu)
  • For instance, African-Americans are more likely to require health care services, but are less likely to receive them. (udayton.edu)
  • access
  • He currently helps to coordinate much of the European work of GAfPA, the Global Alliance for Patient Access. (activecitizenship.net)
  • The CMA policy drafted in 2007 was "When access to timely care cannot be provided in the publicly funded system, Canadians should be able to use private health insurance to reimburse the cost of care obtained in the private sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 38.4 million Americans are uninsured with no economic access to health care. (udayton.edu)
  • (68) Gaps in health status and the absence of relevant health information are directly related to access to health care. (udayton.edu)
  • (77) The shortage of minority professionals affects not only access to health care, but also access to the power and resources needed to structure the health care system, leaving its control almost exclusively in White hands. (udayton.edu)
  • education
  • (76) Yet, due to discrimination in post-secondary education, racial biases in testing, and quality-of-life issues affecting school performance, minorities are seriously underrepresented in health care professions. (udayton.edu)
  • Matters
  • Comfort Matters, a program developed by a team of geriatric nurses in Phoenix Arizona, is one program of patient-centered care techniques that has received positive results. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caregivers who learn Comfort Matters techniques are trained to read all behaviors of a dementia patient-e.g., yelling, resisting care, resisting going to bed or getting up-as forms of communication in which the patient is attempting to express discomfort, anxiety or other special needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the principles used by Comfort Matters and other patient-centered care programs were inspired by the writing of Tom Kitwood, particularly his book, Dementia Reconsidered -- The person come first. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congress
  • Congress should stop posturing and pass legislation that requires a clear and credible mediation process coupled with allowing individuals the right to take any grievances to court. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • treatment
  • The idea in general is to get patients the right treatment, not to encourage litigation, which increases the costs of health care. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • In treatment-naive patients with a Metavir score of F3 (PILLAR), the primary endpoint of SVR24 was achieved in 79 percent of patients in the simeprevir group compared to 72 percent in the control group (pegylated interferon and ribavirin alone). (sys-con.com)
  • In treatment-experienced patients with a Metavir score of F3 (ASPIRE), SVR24 was achieved in 48 percent of patients in the simeprevir group compared to 8 percent in the control group. (sys-con.com)
  • As a result of their research experience, both surgeons were enthusiastic about chiropractic care as a means of treatment for these patients, and both are remarkable people in their own right. (dynamicchiropractic.com)
  • Most (56%) respondents reported feeling anxious on receiving the letter but almost all (93%) thought patients should always be informed following treatment by an infectious health care worker, although the risk was very small. (bmj.com)
  • Parkview has the region's only CyberKnife┬«, a precise and virtually painless outpatient treatment that effectively targets tumors and dramatically reduces procedure time for some patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • status
  • Expected neurologic deficits as well as the pre-operative neurologic status of the patient are an important part of the post-operative hand-off and should be communicated clearly by the neurosurgeon upon transporting the patient to the NICU. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • prominent
  • The role of family caregivers has also become more prominent, as care in the familiar surroundings of home may delay onset of some symptoms and postpone or eliminate the need for more professional and costly levels of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • controversial
  • If lawmakers can't come up with this important incremental fix, it's a prescription for disaster in tackling the tougher and even more controversial problems that plague health care today. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • disease
  • The objective of the present study was to assess right ventricular systolic and diastolic function using conventional echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in diabetic patients without coronary artery disease and with and without coexisting hypertension. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Coronary artery disease was excluded according to negative dobutamine stress echocardiography, treadmill exercise electrocardiographic test, the absence of myocardial ischemia in 24-h electrocardiographic Holter monitoring, and, in 27 patients, normal coronary angiogram. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • The belief is that if a body is properly preserved, the patient can effectively "wait" for the scientific and medical advancements necessary to reanimate and cure the body of the fatal injury or disease. (jdsupra.com)
  • In a survey of patients with long-term care insurance, the direct and indirect costs of caring for an Alzheimer's disease patient averaged $77,500 per year in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • and that this was common to carers for dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 Infection may be transmitted by either a chronic carrier of hepatitis B or an asymptomatic health care worker who is incubating the disease. (bmj.com)
  • wishes
  • We suggest that a balance should be struck between patients' wishes to know of risks to which they have been exposed, however small, and the professional view that when risks are negligible, patients need not be informed. (bmj.com)
  • medical care
  • Eroding quality of medical care, rising costs of prescription drugs, disturbing incidents of medical mistakes and 44 million uninsured Americans are major unaddressed issues as Democratic and Republican lawmakers go toe-to-toe in a rancorous debate billed as health-care reform. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • parameters
  • All tissue velocity curves were analyzed by one observer (W.K.) who was blinded to all of the patients' data, and the intraobserver variability estimated in 25 consecutive patients was 4.2-7.6% for different parameters. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • People
  • Public awareness of the civil rights movement for this population remains limited, and the stereotyping of people with developmental disabilities as non-contributing citizens who are dependent on others remains common. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advocates for the rights of people with mental health disabilities focus mainly on self-determination, and an individual's ability to live independently. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims which developed out of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's triple aim of improving the patient care experience, improving the population's health, and reducing healthcare costs. (nursingworld.org)
  • Few studies have assessed the effect of leg pain on health care use and quality of life. (chiro.org)
  • Back pain, employment, health care utilisation, and quality of life (EQ-5D) data were collected at baseline, 6 and 12 months. (chiro.org)
  • Patients with self-reported leg pain below the knee utilise more health care are more likely to be unemployed and have poorer quality of life than those with LBP only 12 months following primary care consultation. (chiro.org)
  • The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (n.d. (wikipedia.org)
  • (60) Racial discrimination in health care delivery, financing, and research continues to exist, and racial barriers to quality health care manifest themselves in a number of ways. (udayton.edu)
  • anxiety
  • It can be argued that this may cause unnecessary anxiety, but not informing patients exposes professionals to the charge of paternalism. (bmj.com)
  • research
  • Hepatitis C patients with Metavir scores of F3 and F4 have advanced fibrosis of the liver and are harder to cure than those with limited fibrosis," said Fred Poordad, M.D., chief medical officer of Alamo Medical Research Center and investigator in the ASPIRE and PILLAR studies. (sys-con.com)
  • Please join AARP's Dr. Charlotte Yeh and UnitedHealth Group's Cindy Barnowski on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 2PM Eastern as they share research findings and lessons learned from AARP Three Year Pilot Results: Medigap Patient-Centered Care . (healthwebsummit.com)
  • long
  • Over time more professional care in the form of nursing and other supportive care may be required, whether at home or in a long term care facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • (67) In fact, a disproportionate number of racial minorities have no insurance, are unemployed, are employed in jobs that do not provide health care insurance, are disqualified for government assistance programs, or fail to participate because of administrative barriers. (udayton.edu)
  • possible
  • Whatever the outcome, the final bill should contain a mandatory external review, which would give patients and health plan officials an independent assessment from a panel of doctors of any disputes and serve as a possible prelude to litigation. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Is it possible that Ben Franklin was only half right? (jdsupra.com)
  • physical
  • Patients with LBP + BK, compared to those with LBP only, were significantly more likely to be unemployed, take time off work, consult their family doctor, receive physical therapy, or be referred to other health care practitioners. (chiro.org)
  • Caring for someone with dementia is accompanied by many emotional and physical challenges. (wikipedia.org)