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02:54 EDT 25th May 2019 | BioPortfolio

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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 198 from The Permanente journal

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The Elderly Couple.

Stories for My Daughter.

Feasibility of a Preoperative Anemia Protocol in a Large Integrated Health Care System.

Optimizing preoperative anemia is a required component of the Joint Commission Patient Blood Management Certification and an important component of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.

Radical Prostatectomy and Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in Kaiser Permanente Southern California: 15-Year Experience.

Radical prostatectomy (RP) with pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) is the standard treatment of high-risk prostate cancer. High-risk patients and those with lymph node metastasis (LNM) require further treatment. We review outcomes of RP+PLND in Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC).

ERRATUM TO: Long-Term Tumor-Free Survival in a Patient with Stage IV Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Undergoing High-Dose Chemotherapy and Viscum album Extract Treatment: A Case Report.

Gabapentin and Cancer Risk: Updated Findings from Kaiser Permanente Northern California.

Epidemiologic analyses of gabapentin use and cancer risk in Kaiser Permanente Northern California were previously carried out in a collaborative study and independently evaluated in a UK database.

Narrative Health: Using Story to Explore Definitions of Health and Address Bias in Health Care.

When defining health and illness, we often look to governing bodies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization rather than our communities. With health disparities prominent throughout the US, it is important to look at the structures we have set forth in health care and find new ways to address health as well as new definitions. Storytelling is a valuable tool to help understand how our communities address health and the place of the hospital or clinic in their...

Evaluation of a Novel Financial Navigator Pilot to Address Patient Concerns about Medical Care Costs.

Interventions are required that address patients' medically related financial needs.

Adopting YouTube to Promote Health: Analysis of State Health Departments.

We describe videos posted to the YouTube video-sharing Web site by US state health departments (SHDs) and associated institutional factors.

Challenges and Successes with Food Resource Referrals for Food-Insecure Patients with Diabetes.

Clinics increasingly screen patients for food insecurity, but little is known about the efficacy of referring food-insecure patients to community-based food resources.

Osteonecrosis of the Hip: A Primer.

In this report, we deliver a concise and up-to-date review of osteonecrosis, a pathologic, painful, and often disabling condition that is believed to result from the temporary or permanent disruption of blood supply to an affected area of bone. We will discuss the epidemiology (disease distribution), pathogenesis (mechanism of development), etiology (associated risk factors, causes, and disorders), clinical manifestations (reported symptoms and physical findings), diagnosis and classification, and treatment...

Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease: Literature Review and Two Case Illustrations.

Motor neuron diseases (MNDs) are a group of devastating neurologic disorders that cause specific damage to the motor neuron cells. The current diagnosis of MND is based on results of the clinical examination and neurophysiologic studies. The length of time of referral to a neuromuscular neurologist and the lack of validated diagnostic criteria can delay diagnosis. Although the role of imaging is currently most useful in excluding other conditions, several attempts to incorporate neuroimaging in the diagnosi...

Effect and Durability of an In-depth Training Course on Physician Communication Skills.

Effective clinical communication skills are integral to a successful and therapeutic clinician-patient relationship and are associated with improvement in adherence, outcomes, and lower medicolegal risk. However, in stark contrast to other clinical and cognitive skills, practicing physicians generally receive little ongoing training or assessment of individual performance in communication.

ECG Diagnosis: Ibutilide-induced Torsade de Pointes.

Health Status of Young Adults with Insurance Coverage Before and After Affordable Care Act Passage.

The purpose of this study was to assess changes in health status of California young adults with insurance coverage before and after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Scalp Intravenous Catheter Infiltration Leading to Subdural and Intraparenchymal Fluid Collection and Severe Neurologic Sequelae: A Case Report.

Preterm infants require intravenous (IV) access for administration of medications, IV fluids, and parenteral nutrition. The scalp is a common site for obtaining IV access, and in children with hydrocephalus or wide fontanelles and sutures, there is a high probability of penetrating the meninges and brain matter with the scalp IV needle. If this penetration occurs and remains unnoticed, the contents of the IV infusion can infiltrate into the brain and cause severe brain damage.

Cocaine Positivity in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A True or False Association.

Every year, more than 500,000 US Emergency Department visits are associated with cocaine use. People who use cocaine tend to have a lower incidence of true ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).

Progel Use is Not Associated with Decreased Incidence of Postoperative Air Leak after Nonanatomic Lung Surgery.

Progel Pleural Air Leak Sealant (CR Bard, Warwick, RI) is a US Food and Drug Administration-approved hydrogel designed for application to surgical staple lines to prevent air leak after lung surgery. This product has demonstrated efficacy in reducing intraoperative air leaks compared with standard air leak closure methods. However, the impact on chest tube duration and length of hospital stay has not been reported.

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity.

A Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm Originating from the Gallbladder: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Mucinous cystic neoplasms of the gallbladder are extremely rare, benign, unilocular or multilocular cystic tumors that contain septations. Mucinous cystadenoma, a subtype of mucinous cystic neoplasm, is defined as epithelial cystic proliferations composed of cells that contain intracytoplasmic mucin.

Experience with a Nonopioid Protocol in Ambulatory Breast Surgery: Opioids are Rarely Necessary and Use is Surgeon-Dependent.

Surgeons write 1.8% of all prescriptions and 9.8% of all opioid prescriptions. Even small doses prescribed for short-term use can lead to abuse; thus, surgeons are uniquely able to combat the opioid epidemic by changing prescribing practices. As part of a department wide quality improvement project, we initiated a nonopioid protocol for all patients undergoing ambulatory breast surgery.

Temporal Changes in Health Care Utilization among Participants of a Medically Supervised Weight Management Program.

Obesity is associated with increased incidence of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, systemic hypertension, and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Obesity is also associated with increased use of outpatient clinical services, a metric of health care utilization. However, little is known of temporal changes in health care utilization among obese participants of a medical weight management program.

Assessing the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Algorithms in a Community-Based Patient Population.

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a rare, genetic, and underdiagnosed disease that causes vascular malformations throughout the body. Two specific combinations of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision-Clinical Modification diagnosis codes, the "HHT Algorithms" (HHTAs), were developed previously from a derivation cohort to help identify undiagnosed HHT cases.

Pain Management Associated with Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Primer.

This primer presents a synopsis of pain management strategies associated with total joint arthroplasty. Patients considering total joint arthroplasty often experience moderate to severe pain, which places them at risk of opioid abuse or addiction. Currently, the best practice strategies involve the development of individualized multimodal perioperative approaches to pain management. These practices include prescribing opioids at their lowest dose and for the shortest duration necessary to control symptoms, ...


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