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A clear picture of treatment-related health problems following breast cancer treatment is useful in anticipating the informational and other needs of patients during follow-up. This study aimed to identify treatment-related health problems in breast cancer patients up to five years after diagnosis. Secondly, the use of care associated with these health problems was identified.
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Name: Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland)
To determine whether optimal patient experiences with healthcare is associated with enhanced and efficient use of healthcare resources and cost.
This paper offers a new way of understanding the course of a chronic, neurological condition through a comprehensive model of patient-reported determinants of health and wellbeing: The Patient Reporte...
The perinatal period is one of the most critical periods in the life cycle. The health of the mother and child are strongly and permanently influenced by events occurring during pregnancy, delivery or...
We explored the relationship between family members and healthcare professionals (HCPs), specifically how family members can influence the course and outcome of patient care for youth. Exploring this ...
This study set out to determine individuals' proficiency in finding, selecting, and making appropriate health insurance decisions for a positive healthcare experience. Primary data were collected by m...
This study will assess the feasibility of using patient-centered, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) health information technology (IT) solutions to collect patient generated health data (PGH...
People living with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) need dialysis or transplantation in order to stay alive. This illness and treatment significantly impact peoples' health, emotions, work ...
The need for new models of integrated care that can improve the efficiency of healthcare and reduce the costs are key priorities for health systems across the United States. Treatment cost...
Patient Priorities Care aligns healthcare decision-making and care by all clinicians with patients' own health priorities. Patient Priorities Care involves not only the health outcome goal...
The main objective is to investigate i) continuity of care, ii) health literacy and self-management, iii) adherence to treatment, and iv) patient preferences, healthcare utilization and co...
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
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.
Action taken to reduce susceptibility or exposure to health problems and to detect and treat disease in early stages.
Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from PATIENT REFUSAL OF TREATMENT see TREATMENT REFUSAL which originates with the patient and not the health professional.
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...
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