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Name: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
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The management of OSA is aimed to improve symptoms and mitigate reduce other health consequences. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is the recognized treatment for OSA, able to re...
This multi-center prospective observational cohort study will examine the prevalence of non-adherence along with analyze the risk factors of non-adherence for patients presenting to dermat...
Investigators conducted a clinic-based study to determine the magnitude of uncontrolled hypertension and current smoking in eye doctor's offices and sought to determine if referral to care...
The study will evaluate the effectiveness of a co-developed exercise referral scheme. Participants will be recruited to one of three groups 1. Co-developed exercise referral scheme, 2. Usu...
Test for cell-mediated antitumor immunity and related serum blocking factors based on the finding that leukocytes from cancer patients, but not from controls, when mixed in vitro with antigenic extracts of tumors of the same histological type, undergo a diminution in their normal adherence to glass surfaces. Sera from tumor-bearing patients block the LAI reaction of their own leukocytes or those of other patients with the same type of tumor.
Specialized healthcare delivered as a follow-up or referral from a PRIMARY CARE provider.
Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
Study subjects in COHORT STUDIES whose outcomes are unknown e.g., because they could not or did not wish to attend follow-up visits.(from Dictionary of Epidemiology, 5th ed.)
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...