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This study is a behavioral science study designed to identify aspects of the dyadic relationship that promote Skin Self-Examination (SSE) in patients at high risk of developing melanoma. The patient is randomized to receive the educational intervention either as a solo learner or with the partner.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Primary Purpose: Prevention
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To determine the safety and feasibility of solo laparoscopic cholecystectomy, which is defined as the application of solo surgery to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, by comparing consecutive ...
This is a multi-centre, single arm study to evaluate the placement of tympanostomy tubes with the AventaMed Solo Tympanostomy Tube Device (TTD)
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and usability of the Solo™ insulin MicroPump in subjects with type 1 diabetes who are pump users.
The purpose of this study is: 1. To evaluate the hypothesis: Can PEM Flex Solo II PET scanner ascertain response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer? ...
This is a trial to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the Freedom SOLO heart valve when used to replace a diseased or dysfunctional aortic valve or aortic valve prosthesis.
To determine the impact of the educational-motivational intervention "Como jugando" on the body mass index (BMI), knowledge on nutrition, physical activity levels, and eating patterns in students from...
There is a growing body of literature regarding low speed vehicle runover (LSVRO) events among children. To date, no literature exists on evaluation of interventions to address this serious childhood ...
Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing to Older Patients: Criteria, Prevalence and an Intervention to Reduce it: The Prescription Peer Academic Detailing (Rx-PAD) Study - A Cluster-Randomized, Educational Intervention in Norwegian General Practice.
Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions (PIP) is drug treatment, which in general, at the group level for a median/mean patient, can be considered unfavorable meaning that the risks commonly may outwe...
The simulation centre is a key setting for the acquisition of practical skills. However, pedagogical underpinnings of skills instruction in this setting are not always well founded. This study aimed t...
The Medical Protection Society (MPS) is a leading protection organisation for healthcare professionals worldwide. In the UK and Ireland, a small minority of MPS members experience significantly more m...
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.
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)
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
Narrowing of the caliber of the BRONCHI, physiologically or as a result of pharmacological intervention.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Melanoma is a highly malignant tumor of melanin-forming cells (melanocytes) There are most commonly found in the skin (resulting from sunlight exposure), but also in the eyes and mucous membranes. Metastasis to other regions of the body is also common....