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Health inequalities is a complex issue and may appear to be unrelated to the reality of field workers. This article describes Lor'IS, a support grid for project leaders designed to enable them to review their actions based on criteria contributing to reduction of social and geographical inequalities in health.
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Name: Sante publique (Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France)
Inequalities in health are pervasive and durable, but they are not uniform. To date, however, the drivers of these between-country patters in health inequalities remain largely unknown. In this analys...
This article is a brief introduction on the history of virtual reality devices, their characteristics, structure, and applications in the feld of mental health. Firstly, an historical journey of the d...
We provide a model where hospitals compete on quality under fixed prices to investigate how hospital competition affects (i) quality differences between hospitals, and as a result, (ii) health inequal...
The health inequalities experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people are well documented with several reviews of global research summarizing key inequalities. These reviews...
In 2014⁻2017, the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and partners implemented the project, 'Development of the Model for the Strengthening of the Capacities to Identify and Reduce Health Inequ...
Does the introduction of a preparatory virtual reality (VR) program that is used in the home environment, have an effect on the anxiety level of children immediately before surgery, prior ...
Background: Down syndrome (DS) has unique physical, motor and cognitive characteristics. Despite cognitive and motor difficulties, there is a possibility of intervention based on the knowl...
Several studies have shown the beneficial effect of zinc treatment in acute diarrhea. There was a significant reduction in duration of the treated episodes and in their severity as measure...
Virtual reality (VR) has been used in health care settings to decrease anxiety and pain. This project is a feasibility study to evaluate whether virtual reality can be used in the setting ...
Socioeconomic inequalities are increasingly recognised as an important public health issue, and it is now well established that patients with socioeconomic deprivation (SED) features demon...
Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.
A center in the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE which is primarily concerned with the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health statistics on vital events and health activities to reflect the health status of people, health needs, and health resources.
Active involvement in the political process including promoting, impeding or raising awareness of a certain issue or set of issues.
Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.
A love or pursuit of wisdom. A search for the underlying causes and principles of reality. (Webster, 3d ed)