• modalities
  • We discuss issues related to image feature extraction, statistical modeling, tracer type, and combination with other imaging modalities for the purpose of developing robust PET-based models of treatment outcomes. (springer.com)
  • We provide examples based on our experience, and that of others, of PET imaging used alone or with other complementary modalities for predicting outcomes in radiotherapy and their application in personalizing treatment through dose painting. (springer.com)
  • Kiresuk and Sherman developed three steps in developing and testing a GAS: Goal selection and scaling Random assignment of the patient to one of the treatment modalities A follow-up of each patient with regard to the goals and scale values chosen at intake A specific goal is selected on a composed scale that ranges from least to most favorable outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • significantly
  • 1995 a ) found, for example, that the methodological quality of research outcome studies has improved significantly in the past 20 years, much of this due to selection of assessment instruments with known psychometric properties and the appropriate use of multivariate techniques. (nih.gov)
  • In a multivariate analysis, potentially unfavourable outcome (17%), compared to treatment success, was significantly associated with being male, born abroad and having lived in France for less than 10 years, being in congregate settings when treatment was initiated, or having a previous history of anti-TB treatment. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • clinicians
  • and a section that introduces the concept of meaningful changes in drinking behavior and then offers specific recommendations for clinicians and researchers on how to evaluate the magnitude of behavior changes associated with treatment. (nih.gov)
  • Yes, it is time for clinicians to monitor treatment outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • To address the adolescent's needs, goals for treatment, and reinforcers, clinicians select from 19 A-CRA procedures (e.g., communication skills, problem-solving, and participation in positive social activities), all with the goal of improving life areas and supporting abstinence from alcohol and other drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • A review of pregnancy outcomes in women with acrodermatitis enteropathica, reported that out of every seven pregnancies, there was one abortion and two malfunctions, suggesting the human fetus is also susceptible to the teratogenic effects of severe zinc deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • The initial clinical diagnosis of GTD should be confirmed histologically, which can be done after the evacuation of pregnancy (see «Treatment» below) in women with hydatidiform mole. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychological
  • Such inquiries could have a positive impact on patient care if they lead to appropriate referrals for psychological and behavioural treatment for the patients. (medindia.net)
  • The one-, three-, and six-month intreatment interviews (Parts 3, 4, and 7) included items on treatment access, intreatment experience, and psychological functioning, as well as questions replicated from some of the domains in the Intake 1 and 2 questionnaires. (umich.edu)
  • Outcome Rating Scale and Session Rating Scale in psychological practice: Clinical utility of ultra-brief measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet constipation remains a major health problem associating with diverse signs and symptoms, including psychological-sometimes still explained as Lane's disease-and total colectomy has been revived since the 1980s as a mainstream treatment, although dietary intervention is now the first line of action. (wikipedia.org)
  • watchful
  • Millions of root canal treatments are carried out in the United States each year, although the total number of root canal treatments is an imperfect indicator of the prevalence of periapical periodontitis, since not always is it performed due to the presence of periapacial periodontitis, and not all cases of asymptomatic periodontitis will be treated in this manner, either due to lack of patient attendance or watchful waiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevalence
  • The prevalence of malocclusion varies, but using orthodontic treatment indices, which categorize malocclusions in terms of severity, it can be said that nearly 30% of the population present with malocclusions severe enough to benefit from orthodontic treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • indicators
  • Part 7 includes variables for time in treatment and interview availability indicators. (umich.edu)
  • This goal-oriented measurement tool creates specific operational indicators of progress and can focus case planning and treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • role
  • The final section outlines some practical considerations in alcohol outcome evaluation, including interviewer role and training, instrument consistency, and data entry. (nih.gov)
  • Substance
  • Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Substance abuse treatment for youth and adults (pp. 109-201). (wikipedia.org)
  • However, emergency telepsychiatry services are already being provided to hospital emergency departments, jails, community mental health centers, substance abuse treatment facilities, and schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • Asking about past trauma and current life issues brings a fuller, truer focus on the patient and should be a routine practice in any multi-disciplinary and comprehensive approach to HIV treatment," he said. (medindia.net)
  • The SRS is designed to measure the therapeutic alliance given its importance in leading to positive treatment outcome Using PCOMS in clinical practice has been shown to result in a three and a half times more likelihood of achieving reliable change and half the likelihood of deterioration during treatment services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Slonim-Nevo's scientific papers discuss the central dilemmas of the profession: Out-of-home placement of abused children, evidence-based or evidence-informed practice, treatment evaluation, and integrating diverse interventions for the well-being of individuals and families. (wikipedia.org)
  • client
  • Data reflecting during-treatment progress, including service delivery and client satisfaction, were collected in the one-, three-, and six-month in-treatment interviews (Parts 3, 4, and 8). (umich.edu)
  • The ORS is designed to monitor therapeutic outcome and is given to the client at the beginning of each counseling session. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ORS focuses on what has happened for the client between sessions and provides an early warning system for clients at risk for a negative outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • EBP is traditionally defined in terms of a "three legged stool" integrating three basic principles: (1) the best available research evidence bearing on whether and why a treatment works, (2) clinical expertise (clinical judgment and experience) to rapidly identify each patient's unique health state and diagnosis, their individual risks and benefits of potential interventions, and (3) client preferences and values. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Software advances for personal computers have also spawned an audience-friendly revolution in how findings are presented, with time-to-event outcomes, hierarchical linear modeling findings, and structural equation modeling findings now presented in an understandable and graphic format. (nih.gov)
  • It is also a critical time for doing rigorous outcome evaluation. (nih.gov)
  • Mowrer used a modified Pfaundler alarm device with 30 children (ages 3-13 years) showing empirical success of the bell and pad method as a treatment for nocturnal enuresis, with the maximum time required to accomplish the treatment not exceeding two months. (wikipedia.org)
  • The body's need for thyroid hormone can also change over time, like in the first months after radioactive iodine treatment (RAI). (wikipedia.org)
  • models
  • GAS was first developed by Thomas Kiresuk and Robert Sherman in response to the wide variety of evaluation models regarding mental illness and treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • Respondents were sampled from among adults admitted to drug abuse treatment programs in 11 representative U.S. cities during 1991-1993. (umich.edu)
  • diagnosis
  • Bridgewater is a member of Heart Valve Voice, an organisation which aims to address the under-diagnosis and under-treatment of people with heart valve disease in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Data
  • Bridgewater was a pioneer in opening up data about outcomes in cardiac surgery down to the level of individual surgeons. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • The approach was inspired by Michael J. Lambert's research regarding the use of consumer feedback during the therapeutic process with the Outcome Questionnaire 45.2 (OQ) and is designed to be a briefer method to measure therapeutic outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Starting the treatment process of overjets and prominent upper teeth in children rather than waiting until the child has reached adolescence has been shown to reduce damage to the lateral and central incisors. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • Example for a weight loss goal: −2 (most unfavorable outcome): gain 5 pounds in 1 month −1 (less than expected outcome): maintain weight over a 1-month period 0 (expected outcome): lose 5 pounds in 1 month +1 (greater than expected outcome): lose 10 pounds in 1 month +2 (most favorable outcome likely): lose 15 pounds in 1 month Smith, David L. (1976). (wikipedia.org)
  • shown
  • Tumor oxygenation could be evaluated using Cu-ATSM [ 30 ] or FMISO [ 31 ], both of which have been shown to correlate with treatment failure. (springer.com)
  • Further, GAS has been shown to enhance counseling outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • further
  • The high proportion of potentially unfavourable outcomes should be further investigated as they may require additional vigilance and/or actions in term of efforts of TB control in some population groups. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Further, GAS is an easy, low cost, evaluation technique.As many treatments will incorporate several goals, GAS can be used to track multiple goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • evaluation
  • Programs and jobs can hinge on how well an evaluation report communicates findings to audiences unfamiliar with research methodology and the multifaceted nature of alcohol treatment outcome(s). (nih.gov)
  • The next section briefly addresses the goals of summative and formative alcohol-related outcome evaluation, highlighting the differences between individual and group-based evaluation. (nih.gov)
  • among
  • Among other things, diagnostics, pharmacotherapy, radiation therapy and isotopic treatments are carried out at the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • success
  • Despite early success, the treatment was not developed until the 1930s by two independent groups of psychologists: Orval Mowrer and Willie Mae Mowrer (1938) and John Morgan and Frances Witmer (1939). (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Psychiatric boarding is when a mentally ill resident is detained, often in a hospital emergency department, while waiting for proper psychiatric treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • The treatment effect and response are not immediate and treatment should be continued for 2-3 months or until the child is dry for 14 consecutive nights (whichever comes first). (wikipedia.org)
  • likely
  • The points are assigned numerical values (-2 for the least favorable outcome, 0 for the most likely treatment outcome, and +2 for the most favorable treatment outcome). (wikipedia.org)
  • Periapical periodontitis can be considered a sequela in the natural history of dental caries (tooth decay), irreversible pulpitis and pulpal necrosis, since it is the likely outcome of untreated dental caries, although not always. (wikipedia.org)
  • dental
  • Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement only, or deal with the control and modification of facial growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, the demand for treatment of toothache is thought to have led to the emergence of dental surgery as the first specialty of medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • Psychiatric treatment of patients who are at home or in another private setting is called home-based telepsychiatry or direct-to-consumer telepsychiatry, and it can require only a webcam and high-speed internet service. (wikipedia.org)