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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-12-08T08:12:14-0500
RATIONALE: A computer-based survey and communication aid may help physicians and patients to communicate better and help make treatment decisions easier. PURPOSE: This phase III randomize...
This will be a randomized control trial of 800 children admitted to the Pediatric Hospital Medicine service at Texas Children's Hospital. Each eligible participant will give informed conse...
This is a survey of members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), to describe and explore current patterns of their decisions about withholding or continuation for patients taking asp...
This study tests the use of a decision aid for Veterans who are facing a decision about surgery for their aortic abdominal aneurysms (AAA). The investigators will enroll Veterans with AAA ...
The overall goal of this project is to determine whether integrating a novel parent-report measure of vaccine hesitancy into pediatric primary care is effective in improving acceptance of ...
Our study assessed the effectiveness of a community-based participatory approach in increasing micronutrient adequacy of diets of women and young children through agricultural activities and nutrition...
Cardiac diseases are recognized as the leading cause of mortality, hospitalization, and medical prescription globally. The gold standard for the treatment of coronary artery stenosis is the percutaneo...
The aim of this study was to better understand current grammatical intervention approaches. Despite grammatical language being a common weakness among children with language impairment, relatively lit...
The non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) among college students is escalating at an alarming rate. A limited number of studies have utilized a theoretical framework to influence this behavior...
To assure and improve the quality and safety of care provided by dialysis facilities, federal oversight has been conducted through periodic survey assessment. However, with the growing number of indiv...
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The geographic designation for states bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean. The states so designated are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (U.S. Geologic Survey telephone communication)
Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)