*  Group Blog Home
In the 1980s, the dropout rate of participants at Kaiser Permanente's obesity clinic in San Diego, California, was about 50%; ... went on to survey childhood trauma experiences of over 17,000 Kaiser Permanente patient volunteers. The 17,337 participants ... but what was perplexing was that all of the dropouts had been successfully losing weight before they left the clinic. Vincent ...
  http://www.wvsd208.org/blog/One.aspx?portalId=149105&date=2/7/2017
*  Review: Antidepressants increase remission and clinical improvement in bulimia nervosa | Annals of Internal Medicine | American...
4 weeks in patients with BN. RCTs were excluded if patients had binge-eating or purging-type anorexia nervosa or binge-eating ... Groups did not differ for dropout rates (14 RCTs) (Table). ... and dropouts).. Main results. 16 RCTs (1300 patients) met the ... Should This Patient Receive an Antidepressant?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Annals of ... In patients with bulimia nervosa, antidepressants are effective in the short term for increasing remission and clinical ...
  http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/668669/review-antidepressants-increase-remission-clinical-improvement-bulimia-nervosa
*  Why Clinical Trials Fail - clinicaltrialist.com
In addition, the analysis methodology and the endpoint should be robust to dropouts and missing data. Patients will drop out of ... However, frequency of flare is not robust to dropouts because you cannot predict how many flares the patients who dropped out ... As a general rule, if the benefit to the patients can be captured in a common endpoint, it may be possible to lump the patients ... Patients with sepsis often have multi-organ failure. Patients with irreversible damage and those beyond the point of recovery ...
  https://clinicaltrialist.com/2017/11/13/why-clinical-trials-fail/
*  Parents' journey through treatment for their child's obesity: a qualitative study | Archives of Disease in Childhood
Background: Treatment for childhood obesity is characterised by patient non-attendance and drop-out, and widespread failure to ... Qualitative methods may improve our understanding of patient perceptions and so improve treatment for childhood obesity. ...
  http://adc.bmj.com/content/93/1/35
*  Setting Up a Home Hemodialysis Program - Renal and Urology News
But the social worker is the key to identifying potential changes in the home that may lead to patient burnout or dropout from ... Patient-centric medicine. Our program keeps it very simple: "It's all about the patient." That is, we practice "patient-centric ... For those patients who are great candidates, do an up close machine demonstration while they receive in-patient hemodialysis. ... To recruit patients from your in-center program, consider "lobby days" where patients can receive educational materials and see ...
  http://www.renalandurologynews.com/feature/setting-up-a-home-hemodialysis-program/article/234862/
*  Detailed statistical analysis plan for the pulmonary protection trial | Trials | Full Text
... we would need three groups of 30 patients to preserve power in the complete case analysis in case of eventual patient dropouts ... Informed consent was obtained from each patient before inclusion in the trial. The population represents adult patients with ... Recruitment, randomization, and inclusion of 90 patients were completed by 7 November 2013. All patients were followed for 90 ... patients who were randomized to an intervention but did not receive any intervention; and 2) patients who received an incorrect ...
  https://new-trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1745-6215-15-510
*  Search of: Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies | 'Substance-Related Disorders' - List Results - ClinicalTrials.gov
Predicting Dropout and Outcome From Neuropsychological Functions in SUD Patients. *Substance Use Disorder (SUD) ... Development of a Patient Centered Mental Health Intervention for Recent Veterans. *Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?recr=Open&cond=%22Substance-Related+Disorders%22&show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Citizen News Service - CNS: Programmatic Management of MDR-TB by Private Health Sector in the Philippines
In order to reach out to more patients who drop out of the programme and become presumptive MDR-TB patients, the DOH has ... According to the local TB programme coordinator, lost to follow up and drop out patients come back only when they are already ... from 56 patients in 2009 to 428 patients as of September 2014. To avoid mortality due to the delays in accessing MDR-TB ... When the patients are declared non contagious, they go back to their homes where they have to report daily to the local rural ...
  http://www.citizen-news.org/2014/10/programmatic-management-of-mdr-tb-by.html
*  Mycetoma (Madhura foot, Madhura mycoses; Eumycetoma: Eumycotic mycetoma, Maduromycotic mycetoma; Actinomycetoma: Actinomycotic...
... healthcare professionals gain a thorough knowledge base of psychiatric disorder information to offer the best patient care. Get ... The clinical predictors of cure and dropouts among patients with mycetoma have been determined. In eumycetoma, a longer ... "Predictors of cure, amputation and follow-up dropout among patients with mycetoma seen at the Mycetoma Research Centre, ... In one third of patients, sinuses form in 3 to 6 months, and by the end of 1 year almost all patients develop sinuses. ...
  http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/dermatology/mycetoma-madhura-foot-madhura-mycoses-eumycetoma-eumycotic-mycetoma-maduromycotic-mycetoma-actinomycetoma-actinomycotic-mycetoma-actinomycetic-mycetoma/article/589665/
*  Psychological Factors in the Etiology of Infertility: A Longitudinal Study
Impact of Psychological Factors on Dropout Rates in Insured Infertility Patients  Domar, Alice D. (2004-02) ...
  https://repository.library.georgetown.edu/handle/10822/845698
*  Acupuncture for Vascular Dementia: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial
... dropout rate. Among the 5 dropouts, 1 patient had recurrent stroke, 1 patient died because of heart attacks, 2 patients did not ... As a result, we estimated that 20 patients were required in each group. Assuming a 20% drop-out rate, we planned to randomize ... Patient Enrollment. In the present population-based study, patients managed in the community as well as those managed in ... 20 patients who declined randomization were allocated to NR-acupuncture group. Five patients dropped out during the trial, ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2015/161439/
*  March « 2013 « The League of Reason Blog
You've got half a dataset for the drop-out patient. How can you incorporate the results in the study? ... But some subjects drop out of the study, due to various reasons. It might be that they still feel pain and don't want to ... Basically, the patient had pain levels of 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 5, 6, 5, and then dropped out. So Pfizer fills in the last six ... But wait! what's that? Some researchers disagree with your method? But why? Well, the reasoning is this: The patient dropped ...
  http://blog.theleagueofreason.co.uk/2013/03/
*  Dasatinib In Combination With Trastuzumab And Paclitaxel In The First Line Treatment Of Her2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer ...
Phase II:Assuming 10% drop-out rate, 48 patients are required to enter the study. ... Patients can have measurable or non measurable disease for the Phase I part. For the Phase II only patients with measurable ... The duration of the study, from first patient visit to last patient visit will be approximately 42 months. ... Eligible patients will be enrolled and treated with 4-week cycles of trastuzumab 2 mg/kg IV weekly (following a loading dose of ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01306942
*  Effects of a Combination of IV-PCA With Continuous IV Infusion of MO, Versus IV-PCA MO on Postoperative Pain - Full Text View -...
Post enrollment dropouts Patients will be dropped from the study for one of the following reasons: need for immediate ... Intra-study non-replaced dropouts will include protocol violation, patient's decision to withdraw or ineffective drug protocol ... All patients will then be transferred to the PACU for observation.. Study design Consented postoperative patients will be ... The subsequent drug boluses will be self-administered by the patient. Group 1 patients will receive MO infusion (10 μg/kg/h) + ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00849719?show_desc=Y
*  Safety of Intra-Articular Oxygen-Ozone Therapy Compared to Intra-Articular Sodium Hyaluronate in Knee Osteoarthritis: A...
A total of 42 patients have been enrolled in the study. No drop outs or withdrawal of patients enrolled have been registered ... and patient acceptability of hyaluronic acid injection in patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee. Patient Prefer ... At present, the use of HA in OA patients is considered a second-line approach in patients with a unsatisfactory response to ... After randomization, all patients underwent IA therapy with O2O3 or HA (q1wk) for 4 weeks, with additional 4 weeks of follow-up ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/safety-of-intraarticular-oxygenozone-therapy-compared-to-intraarticularsodium-hyaluronate-in-knee-osteoarthritis-a-randomized-sing-2329-9096-1000385.php?aid=85486
*  The Nordic Bifurcation Study III - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
By including 225 patients in each group, a possible dropout before follow-up is counted for. ... All patients with stable angina pectoris and the patients with unstable angina pectoris, who have normal markers (CK-MB or TnT/ ... A total of 225 patients will be included in each group, in total 450 patients. This is based on the following: We expect a MACE ... The patient will be randomized after successful stenting of the main vessel. There will be a block randomization according to ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00914199?show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Caffeine Citrate for the Treatment of Apnea Associated With Bronchiolitis in Young Infants - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... we estimated 42 patients per group is required. To compensate for dropouts, we planned to recruit 90 patients altogether. ... After stabilization of patients as usually done in Pediatric Emergency Center , patients will be admitted to pediatric ... After stabilization of patients as usually done in pediatric emergency center , patients will be admitted to Pediatric ... Randomization code will be revealed only after all patients completed the study. The medical team in addition to the patients ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT01435486
*  Scaling and root planing adjuncts for chronic periodontitis - National Elf Service
They were also concerned about patient drop out, and this together the authors findings of publication bias should also be ... The patient-perceived benefit of this gain is unclear because CAL is a physical measure made by the clinician and not a patient ... Investigators in several of the included studies tested only onesite per patient per treatment, whereas others provided ... Don't miss - Powered toothbrushes for orthodontic patients https://t.co/6JGPsYzf9s about 1 day ago Reply Retweet Favorite ...
  https://www.nationalelfservice.net/dentistry/periodontal-disease/scaling-root-planing-adjuncts-periodontitis/
*  Knowledge Is Necessity: February 2011
Patients who drop out of drug trials are more likely to be bad responders. Thus, if only good responders stay in the study, the ... First imagine a smart patient working with a smart psychiatrist. Now picture a naive patient placing his or her trust in a lazy ... PANSS is a 30-point rating scale used to assess patients for schizophrenia. But there is a twist with patients with ... which includes the drop-outs in the final tally, as if these patients had completed the study. One way of implementing this is ...
  http://knowledgeisnecessity.blogspot.com/2011/02/
*  Plus it
If more than 10 of the total 33 patients showed treatment response, H0 would be rejected. Assuming a 10% dropout, a total of 37 ... Patients and Methods. Patient population. Eligible patients were at least 20 years old and had a diagnosis of stage IIIB/IV ... 13 patients for phase Ib and 37 patients for phase II. Table 1 summarizes baseline patient characteristics. Median age was 55 ... 42 patients, 82%), adverse events (5 patients, 10%), or other reasons (2 patients, 4%). The median number of cycles was 4 ( ...
  http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/22/9/2139
*  Comparison of antipyretic effectiveness of equal doses of rectal and oral acetaminophen in children
Estimated sample size was 22±2 patients per group. However, to allow for dropout of subjects, 30 patients were enrolled in each ... However, these patients did not receive any antibiotic or temperature-altering drugs during the study period. Three patients in ... From September 2007 to May 2008, 60 patients were recruited in this study: 30 patients received 15 mg/kg rectal acetaminophen ( ... Patients were also excluded if they vomited acetaminophen within 20 min, did not retain the suppository for at least 30 min, or ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0021-75572010000300011&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Statistical Controversies in Reporting of Clinical Trials | JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
For example, patients who drop out may be sicker and hence at higher risk of a primary event, which goes unrecorded. Thus, loss ... Analysis by ITT means that a trial's results include the totality of patient follow-up for all randomized patients. For major ... Therefore, the opportunity to link trial findings to individualized patient care on the basis of "whole patient" risk profiles ... There were now 59 patients versus 34 patients with thrombotic events (p = 0.006), and the evidence appeared compatible with an ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/66/23/2648
*  Evaluation of health outcomes in osteoarthritis patients after total knee replacement: a two-year follow-up.
To quantify the improvement in health outcomes in patients after total knee replacement (TKR). This was a two-year non- ... randomized prospective observational study in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients undergone TKR. Patients were interviewed one ... The study had higher drop-out rates in following up the patients. A sensitivity analysis was conducted by calculating the mean ... Patients A total of 242 patients would be required to detect an effect size of 0.18 using the SF-36[22] with a significance ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Evaluation-health-outcomes-in-osteoarthritis/20723239.html
*  Social Services - Give2Asia
Other services include counseling for patients, providing residential camp for drop out children and promoting organic ... Over the last 18 years they have cared for 9,385 patients. Of those, 7,359 were suffering from cancer, and the rest from other ... Each medical patient, above 60 years, is treated for their ailments with specific medical records and treatment protocols. ... Youth Star volunteers help children catch up with their studies so they do not drop out of school, share their knowledge with ...
  http://www.give2asia.org/social-services
*  Efficacy and safety assessment of acupuncture and nimodipine to treat mild cognitive impairment after cerebral infarction: a...
Thus, the PP dataset included 119 patients, and the dropout rate was 5.6 % (7/126). The CONSORT flow diagram is displayed in ... a total of 120 patients were required. Thus, 126 patients (42 patients in each group) were enrolled in this study. ... followed up 118 patients with a first ever cerebral stroke for 2 years, and they found that 20.3 % of the patients had ... Patients. Patients that met all of the following inclusion criteria were enrolled: 1) aged 50 to 80 years; 2) a confirmed ...
  https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12906-016-1337-0