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Name: American journal of public health
Motorcyclists account for a much higher proportion of traffic fatalities relative to the share of motorcycles among all motor vehicles and vehicle miles driven in the U.S. In this paper, we posit that...
To examine the impact of state texting bans on motor vehicle crash (MVC)-related emergency department (ED) visits.
Texting while walking has been highlighted as a dangerous behavior that leads to impaired judgment and accidents. This impairment could be due to task switching which involves activation of the presen...
The saturation of mobile phones throughout Australia has led to some individuals being unable to regulate their use within situations that are inappropriate or risky. One of the most prevalent risky m...
The primary purpose of the present study was to examine the effectiveness of threat appeals in influencing impulsive decision making associated with texting while driving. The participants in the trea...
This is a Comparison Effectiveness Research (CER) study in a population of 13 to 40 year-old individuals with persistent asthma comparing differing levels of texting interventions with eac...
The purpose of this study is to examine whether Texting for Relapse Prevention (T4RP), a text messaging-based early warming for relapse prevention in people who have schizophrenia/SAD, is ...
This study is being conducted to evaluate the breastfeeding support program utilizing bilingual English-Spanish tailored text messages and online support to support exclusive and continuou...
Testing an mHealth mobile interventionist texting program on illness management.
Ensuring follow-up for patients after discharge from the emergency department (ED) has long been a concern for ED care providers. The current technology of text messaging may be able to as...
Approach to improve the quality of care by selectively encouraging or discouraging the use of specific health care services, based on their potential benefit to patients' health, relative to their cost. One element is lowering beneficiary cost sharing or out-of-pocket spending to increase medication adherence.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Antibiotic obtained from a Streptomyces variant considered as possibly effective against Streptococcus pyogenes infections. It may promote growth in poultry.