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To determine the pooled effectiveness of multidiscipinary care teams (MCTs) in reducing major amputation rates in adults with diabetes.
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Name: Diabetes research and clinical practice
Lower limb amputations (LLAs) are a major debilitating complication of diabetes. The toe and flow model (TFM) describes the framework for multidisciplinary centers aiming to reduce this complication. ...
Health care teams may be used to improve quality in the primary care setting. Absent in the extant literature on health care teams is knowledge of how physicians seek to deploy this innovation on an e...
Over the past decade, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has experienced a sizeable shift in its approach to pain. The VA's 2009 Pain Management Directive introduced the Stepped Care Model, which...
Dedicated Health and Social Care Professional (HSCP) teams have been proposed for emergency departments (EDs) in an effort to improve patient and process outcomes. This systematic review synthesises t...
Historically, mortality rates after major lower limb amputation (LLA) have been very high. However, there are inconsistencies regarding the risk factors. Reamputation rate after major LLA is largely u...
The purpose of the study is to check whether training mixed teams of physicians and nurses from intensive care units on patient simulators improves teamwork within the teams.
The study tests whether implementing professional evidence-based guidelines and best practices for diabetes care -through participation of multidisciplinary teams in a Breakthrough collabo...
This is a prospective, randomization, parallel, controlled study to evaluate the effectiveness of Shared Care diabetes management. Patients with T2DM involved in the Shared Care model pay ...
The recurrence of major cardiac events after infarction is very high, in some populations up to 20% in the first year. Optimal secondary prevention as organized in cardiac rehabilitation c...
The study explores the impact of organisational culture on multidisciplinary teams in the provision of nutritional care for older hospitalised acute in-patients by collaborating with patie...
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Multidisciplinary team most frequently consisting of INTENSIVE CARE UNIT trained personnel who are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for evaluation of patients who develop signs or symptoms of severe clinical deterioration.
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...