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Lack of early stroke recognition and delays in seeking emergency care by persons experiencing a stroke severely limit acute treatment options. Sparse and sometimes conflicting evidence suggests sex di...
African-American adolescents with mental health disorders are more likely to experience higher rates of depressive moods but are less likely to utilize mental health resources. Mental healthcare provi...
Little is known about community perceptions of chest pain and healthcare seeking behavior for chest pain in sub-Saharan Africa.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem and it is among the top 10 causes of death worldwide. One of the challenges against attaining an effective TB control program is delay in seeking hea...
Overweight and obesity are complex conditions, associated with a wide range of serious health issues. In contemporary society, body size is an important part of a person's self-representation. Lifesty...
Neonatal mortality rate in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India is 53.6 per thousand, and accounts for 8% of global neonatal deaths.It has been argued that prompt and appropriate care-seeking for...
The purpose of this study is to test a comprehensive, male-oriented, online screening and referral (Screening for Mental Health; SMH) and male-oriented online information and referral inte...
In this study, 21 non-treatment-seeking cigarette smokers were recruited to investigate the effects of acute stress on brain function and nicotine seeking/self-administration behavior.
Stroke survivors demonstrate high levels of sedentary behavior, placing them at risk for exacerbation of chronic health conditions. This may lead to recurrent stroke. Subtle cognitive impa...
The purpose of this study is to examine whether guanfacine will attenuate the ability of stress to precipitate smoking lapse behavior in treatment seeking and non-treatment seeking daily s...
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Form of social behavior in which assistance is sought from others.
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Stroke - Cerebrovascular Disease (CVA)
A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is ...
Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...