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Name: American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Healthcare decision-makers are increasingly expected to balance increasing demand for health services with a finite budget. The role of economic evaluation in healthcare is increasing and this researc...
Health forecasting has been used in an attempt to provide timely and tailored meteorological information to patients and healthcare providers so that they might take appropriate actions to mitigate he...
Women facing complex and uncertain situations such as cancer in their families may seek information from a variety of sources to gain knowledge about cancer risk and reduce uncertainty. We describe an...
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is the most important infective cause of healthcare-associated diarrhoea in high income countries and one of the most important healthcare-associated pathogens in...
Hypnotics (sleeping pills) are prescribed widely, but the economic costs of the harm they have caused have been largely unrecognized. Randomized clinical trials have proven that hypnotics increase the...
This is an open label prospective study of the impact on healthcare utilization of a surface Electromyography (sEMG) based seizure detection system for detecting Generalized Tonic-Clonic (...
Kidney stones are very common, and can inflict a significant degree of pain and renal damage. Some stones become obstructed in the ureter, the tube that drains the kidney. In order to re...
Despite the fact that the efficacy of a single session of multispot laser has been demonstrated in the treatment of patients with diabetic retinopathy as compared with four sessions of sin...
The project proposes to fill gaps in the understanding of disparities in healthcare and primary care provider (PCP) quality from the perspectives of adult Medicare beneficiaries with disab...
Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a genetic disorder caused by mutation in the tissue-non-specific alkaline phosphatase gene (TNSALP). It causes impaired bone mineralisation, fractures, tooth loss...
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.
The detection of long and short term side effects of conventional and traditional medicines through research, data mining, monitoring, and evaluation of healthcare information obtained from healthcare providers and patients.
Organizational framework for the dissemination of electronic healthcare information or clinical data, across health-related institutions and systems. Its overall purpose is to enhance PATIENT CARE.
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Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...