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This prospective observational study evaluated the impact of a primary care-based, international, short-term medical mission's (STMM) impact on diabetes disease burden as represented through reductions in hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c).
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Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Syncope and pre-syncope are well-known symptoms of acute pulmonary embolism (PE). However, data about their impact on short-term mortality are scant. We assess the short-term mortality (30-day) for al...
Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery: Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics Delivery of Surgical Care Global Health Subcommittee, American Pediatric Surgical Association Global Pediatric Surgery Committee, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Committee on International Education and Service, and American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association,
Pediatric surgeons, anesthesia providers, and nurses from North America and other high-income countries are increasingly engaged in resource-limited areas, with short-term missions as the most common ...
Declines in both short- and long-term memory are typical of healthy aging. Recent findings suggest that retrodictive attentional cues ("retro-cues") that indicate the location of to-be-probed items in...
This study aims to gain an understanding of the perceptions of host clinical preceptors in Malawi and Lesotho of the professionalism exhibited by short-term learners from the United States and Canada ...
Acute kidney injury (AKI) following major hepatectomy (MH) remains inadequately investigated. This retrospective study aimed to assess the risk factors and prognostic value of AKI on short-term outcom...
MISSION is a new and novel way of delivering highly specialised asthma care and has the potential to change the way asthma care across the United Kingdom (UK) is delivered as well as servi...
MISSION is a new and novel way of delivering highly specialised Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) care and has the potential to change the way COPD care across the UK is deliver...
Recently The Department of Health of Taiwan has launched the "Internationalize Medical Services Flagship Program", expecting to promote Taiwan's high-quality of medical services to the int...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of playing the interactive video game, Re-Mission, on patient outcomes, including adherence to medical treatment regimes, self-care be...
This study assessed the effect of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Mission X (MX) program on children's knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthy eating and ...
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
Travel by a group of physicians to a foreign country for the purpose of making a special study or of undertaking a special project of a short-term duration; not to be confused with MISSIONS AND MISSIONARIES which covers permanent medical establishments and personnel maintained by religious organizations.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
A geopolitical organization of African nations with a mission to integrate vital interests, promote international relations, political stability, and economic development among member states.
An international organization whose mission is to stimulate world trade and economic progress by offering a forum where governments can collectively develop and refine social and economic policies.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...