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Triage algorithms are ubiquitous in emergency care settings, but the extent of their use in primary care is unknown. This study asks whether primary care practices prioritize patients with more acute service needs.
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Direct primary care, one of several retainer-based practice models, is a niche practice type that offers an alternative to the traditional fee-for-service and insurance-based practices most prevalent ...
Visual impairment is a significant public health concern, particularly in low- and middle-income countries where eye care is predominantly provided at the primary healthcare (PHC) level, known as prim...
This study aimed to provide insight into the merits of DementiaNet, a network-based primary care innovation for community-dwelling dementia patients.
Although posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common in primary care patients, many do not seek mental health treatment. Existing research on barriers and facilitators to receiving PTSD treatment a...
Community-based palliative care (CBPC) plays an integral role in addressing the complex care needs of older adults with serious chronic illnesses, but is premised on effective communication and collab...
The primary purpose of the LSR of ACUITY Spiral is to evaluate and report on the long-term performance of the ACUITY Spiral LV Lead.
The study plans to test the effectiveness of behavioral economics based incentives to promote the daily use of computer programs designed to improve memory and mental acuity. Subjects will...
The objective of this pragmatic randomized controlled trial is to compare the impact of physician directed home-based primary care with office-based primary care on hospitalizations, sympt...
E2 given in late luteal phase can be extended beyond the onset of menses for a period of at least eight days before the start of the stimulation, allowing scheduling of stimulation in orde...
Over 50% of all pregnancies that occur in the US are unintended, and unintended pregnancy is detrimental to maternal and child health. Tubal sterilization may be performed immediately foll...
The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
Techniques or methods of patient care used by nurses as primary careproviders.
The primary responsibility of one nurse for the planning, evaluation, and care of a patient throughout the course of illness, convalescence, and recovery.
Computer-based systems for use in personnel management in a facility, e.g., distribution of caregivers with relation to patient needs.