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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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India has the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB). Although most patients with TB in India seek care from the private sector, there is limited evidence on quality of TB care or its correlates. Followi...
Large-scale evaluations of the quality of end-of-life care in people with COPD are lacking. By means of a validated set of quality indicators, this study aims to: 1. Assess appropriateness of end-of-l...
Over the past few years, a significant overuse of radiological investigations influenced the quality and cost of healthcare of the country as it may lead to non-compliance of the patient due to non-af...
The main purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the impact of beta-thalassemia major (BTM) on the health-related quality of life as assessed by the medical outcomes short-form-36 questionnaire ...
The prevalence of dementia will increase in low- and middle-income countries like Pakistan. Specialist dementia services are rare in Pakistan. Public awareness of dementia is low, and norms about fami...
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.