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This study was conducted to determine if thalassemia patients were getting quality care in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan, as per international standards and to identify determinants for better quality of thalassemia care.
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To estimate the prevalence of hypertension and to explore the risk factors associated with it.
As individuals in Western societies age, there is increasing demand for home-based care to help older people stay in their homes for as long as possible and provide services that ensure a person's qua...
The latest nationwide survey of Pakistan showed that considerable progress has been made toward reducing all child mortality indicators except neonatal mortality. The aim of this study is to compare P...
to evaluate the quality of care provided to older people with diabetes mellitus and/or hypertension in the Primary Health Care (PHC) according to the Chronic Care Model (CCM) and identify associations...
Thalassemia and sickle cell disease (SCD) are disorders of hemoglobin that affect millions of people worldwide. The carrier states for these diseases arose as common, balanced polymorphisms during hum...
Thalassemias are inherited blood disorders that can cause anemia and other health problems. The goal of this study is to collect information on complications of the disease among people wh...
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that can result in mild to severe anemia. People with thalassemia often experience pain, but the exact sources and prevalence of pain remain unkn...
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that can result in mild to severe anemia. Regular blood transfusions, which refresh the healthy red blood cell supply, are one treatment for thal...
Many people with the blood disorder thalassemia also have osteoporosis, possibly caused by low zinc levels. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of zinc supplements at improving bone...
To Document the Burden of Illness on the Quality of Life and the Impact on Healthcare Utilization in (Beta) β-thalassemia Subjects Who Are Transfusion Dependent (TD) and Non-transfusion Dependent (NTD) Receiving Standard of Care
This is a multi-site, prospective, observational study implemented in β-thalassemia treatment centers from 5 countries (Italy, Turkey, Greece, Lebanon, and Thailand). Approximately one to...
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.