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Name: Alzheimer disease and associated disorders
While health information technology (health IT) is able to prevent medication errors in many ways, it may also potentially introduce new paths to errors. To understand the impact of health IT induc...
The objective of this study is to analyze the performance of regional public health services in Spain using the information accessible in their annual reports. A search of these was conducted, and 9 w...
Cross-sectional studies of Alzheimer's disease tend to report higher risk in 'rural' areas. Multilevel longitudinal analysis of 261,669 participants in the Sax Institute's 45 and Up Study was conducte...
[This erratum is being published to correct a number of errors, including inaccurate references, on pages 380 and 383 of the following article: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/reports-...
The TIPS Study, or Treatment and Illness Perceptions Survey, is a study funded by the national Alzheimer's Association to learn more about differences between African Americans' and Whites...
The purpose of this study is to better understand outpatient prescribing errors through clinic and pharmacy-based error reporting systems.
This study evaluated the extent to which a shared health record facilitated better communication, increase individual responsibility for health care and reduce demand for health resources....
This study is intended to examine the impact of learning amyloid brain imaging results among asymptomatic older adults, and how to safely communicate these results and educate on the risk ...
The long-term safety and efficacy of galantamine (12 mg bid) will be documented during a one year open-label treatment in subjects with Alzheimer's Disease who completed the GAL-INT-8 tri...
A field of study that examines the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services within communities, and the impact of these services on public health.
Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
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)
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...