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To provide clinicians with sufficient information for selecting optimal access strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease, the utilization of health-care services of patients receiving arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs), arteriovenous grafts (AVGs), and central venous catheters (CVCs) are crucial topics that require investigation.
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Name: The Journal of surgical research
Student-run clinics (SRCs) provide primary care access to low-income patients who would otherwise pursue more expensive care, such as visits to emergency departments (ED). Decreasing inappropriate ED ...
Health disparities research's goals are to identify facilitators and barriers to health care utilization to help eliminate health inequalities. There are few studies on disparities in health care acce...
In October 2017, the 'Prenatal and Postnatal Health Care Service in Nara (PPHSN)' has piloted the introduction of a new telephone consultation service to support prenatal and postnatal health care and...
Purpose Tinnitus is prevalent among military Veterans and may frequently co-occur with mental health disorders. This study examined health care utilization and mental health diagnoses among Veterans w...
More than one in four Brazilians have private health insurance (PHI), even thought it covers mostly the same procedures as the Brazilian Unified National Health System (SUS). This literature review in...
Maternal mortality is still high in Ethiopia. Antenatal care (ANC), use of skilled delivery attendants and postnatal care (PNC) services are key maternal health care services that can sign...
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability and impulsivity. Several North American prospective studies support the high level of mental he...
In the REaCT-Vascular Access Trastuzumab study (REaCT-VA), we will use a novel method to allow comparisons of established standard of care vascular access strategies using the "integrated ...
Ellipsys Vascular Access System Registry will enroll up to 100 patients to evaluate the use and performance of the Ellipsys Vascular Access System when it is used within its intended use i...
In the REaCT-Vascular Access Her2 negative study, we will use a novel method to allow comparisons of established standard of care vascular access strategies using the "integrated consent m...
The controlling of access to health services, usually by primary care providers; often used in managed care settings to reduce utilization of expensive services and reduce referrals. (From BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1999)
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.
Method of charging whereby a physician or other practitioner bills for each encounter or service rendered. In addition to physicians, other health care professionals are reimbursed via this mechanism. Fee-for-service plans contrast with salary, per capita, and prepayment systems, where the payment does not change with the number of services actually used or if none are used. (From Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Vascular relates to blood vessels (Oxford Medical Dictionary) and can be used to describe the supply of blood, a disease affecting the blood vessels or molecules associated with these structures. For example, <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->atherosclerosis ...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...