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Social Capital and Engagement in Care Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men Living With HIV

The study is a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the social capital intervention versus a general health promotion intervention (Health for Life; H4L) among groups of Young black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) and to measure the social capital and engagement in care with the HIV-positive YBMSM at 3 and 9 months.

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis represents approximately 10.8 cases per 100,000 children. The primary source for the blood supply of the head of the femur is the deep branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery. Loder described a classification for Slipped capital femoral epiphysis based on ability of the child to walk or not(walking=stable, non-walking=unstable).

The Montreal Neighbourhood Networks and Healthy Aging Panel

Social networks, social capital, i.e., network-accessed resources, and neighbourhood environments have been shown associated with a range of health behaviours and conditions, including obesity, physical activity, nutrition, and mental health. Research on social capital and health in Montreal has shown the importance of network social capital for a person's subjective health status, sense of control, self-reported physical activity, and obesity. Research has also shown high soci...

"Gait and Balance in Patients With SCFE"

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) treated with one screw in situ fixation results in an altered gait. It is thought that the protraction of the pelvis at the affected side, seen in patients with unilateral stable SCFE, is a compensatory mechanism to reduce out-toeing and thereby improve foot positioning during gait. This study will evaluate this hypothesis since only a few studies are conducted evaluating gait in treated SCFE. It is also thought that this pathology resul...

Social Inequalities in Emergency Call and Emergency Response Patterns

Background: Inequality in access to healthcare is a challenge internationally. Despite that medical emergency calls can be considered as access point to pre-hospital emergency care and hospital admission in emergency situations, no data on inequality in access to healthcare through emergency calls is reported in the international literature. Study aims: The aim of this study is two-fold: 1. to evaluate the association between socio-economic characteristics of ...

Extended-dose Chloroquine (ECQ) for Resistant Falciparum Malaria Among Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

The purpose of this study was to provide stronger evidence for extended-dose chloroquine treatment of falciparum-positive Afghan refugees in Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan or justification for discontinuation of the policy.

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Accuvein Versus Standard Care for Intravenous Cannulation Procedure in Children

Peripheral intravenous cannulation is one of the most common procedures performed in children admitted to hospital. It is a painful and anxiety-provoking gesture for children with possible memorization of the pain even more present for patients with chronic pathology. Nevertheless, this care is essential to administer the treatments. The cannulation is usually set up by the observation and touching of the veins by the nurse. However, this technique is often insufficient in you...

Treatment of Sub-Capital Fractures of Hip Joint by Using TriboFit™ Acetabular Buffer

The purpose of this study is to determine the performance and efficacy during 6 and 12 month post operation. 1. determine changes in patient pain level 2. determine changes in patient functionality 3. determine changes in patient life quality

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Azerbaijan

To evaluate the prevalence of Gastroesophageal reflux disease in Azerbaijan. It is intended to evaluate the prevalence of the disease in the regions as well as the capital by cluster sampling ,ethitology and to compare the outcomes depending on the geographical location.

Supplementary Oxygen in Surgical and Medical Wards Evaluated by 30-day Mortality

This study evaluates the use and effects of supplementary oxygen in surgical and medical wards on patients admitted to a hospital in the capital region of Denmark. The population will be divided in to three groups according to their oxygenation status. The main outcome will be 30-day mortality, with secondary outcomes being Length of stay, 30-day admission to ICU, 30-day reoperations, 30-day readmission, and peak values within 30-days of C-reactive protein, S-Creatinine, Tropon...

The Identity Project

Understanding how to create successful pathways out of homelessness is crucial. Thirty young people (aged 18 - 26 years) who have transitioned out of homelessness within the past three years will be offered scholarships to participate in a six week intervention that focuses on building identity capital (sense of purpose and control, self-efficacy and self-esteem) and providing career direction. The intervention will be designed and carried out by dk Leadership - an established,...

Eye Examinations as a Gold Standard to Evaluating Survey Instruments

Objective measures of health are relatively expensive; meanwhile, self-reports are critiqued to be subjective and not comparable. A middle ground approach is to apply the frontier work of vignette methods. The aim of the survey experiment is to explore the validity of survey instruments to identify students who need glasses, using objectively measured visual acuity as a gold standard. It is hypothesized that direct comparison against vignette (DCV) is significantly different fr...

Evaluation of Four Reconstructions After Total Gastrectomy

There are four capital reconstructions after total gastrectomy which is widely used in China. Life quality is the only standard to evaluate postoperative results of different reconstructions. In order to determine the best reconstruction after total gastrectomy, we designed this study to compare life qualities of four reconstructions.

Using 3,4-dihydroxy-6-[18F]-Fluoro-l-phenylalanine ( [18F]FDOPA) PET/CT to Monitor the Effectiveness of Fetal Dopaminergic Grafts in Parkinson Disease Patients

While positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) can assist in the diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD), it can also potentially help monitor treatment options for PD. One such experimental therapeutic option for PD is fetal dopaminergic transplantation trials. A potential goal of such novel therapies is to replace deficient dopaminergic neurons in PD. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have been at the frontier of these exciting treatment options. [18...

Impact of VeinViewer® Vision to Guide Peripheral Venipuncture in Geriatrics

Peripheral venipuncture is a common procedure in geriatrics. This procedure due to altered cutaneous alteration and venous capital associated with age poses problems of comfort and quality of life of elderly patients hospitalized. There is little data from the literature that highlights the difficulties of venipuncture in the context of old age. New venous visualization technologies by infrared spectroscopy (NIR) such as VeinViewer® Vision (VVV) have been developed to guide th...

A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study on the Effect of CVT-E002 in Patients With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

You are being asked to take part in a research study of COLD-fX, a product designed to boost the immune system. COLD-fX is an extract from the roots of North American ginseng and it may offer some benefit to people with seasonal allergies. The purpose of the present study is to find out how effective and safe COLD-fX is in improving quality of life and reducing symptoms of seasonal allergies such as hay fever. COLD-fX is not yet approved for treatment of seasonal allergies. ...

Worksite Lifestyle Program for Reducing Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk in India

This study will test the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and acceptability of a worksite lifestyle improvement program that includes lifestyle education classes led by trained individuals from the worksite and improvements in the worksite environment that will make it easier for employees at risk for diabetes or with unmedicated diabetes to lose weight, exercise more, and eat a healthier diet. A total of 2000 participants across 8 worksites in India (4 from D...

Study of Pregnancy Hormone Concentrations in Urban and Nomadic Mongolian Women

International variation in breast cancer rates and data from migrant and animal studies support the possibility that exposures early in development, including the in utero period, play a role in breast carcinogenesis. One of the most striking prenatal influences on breast cancer risk is whether the woman was born in a country with a low or high breast cancer incidence. This observation has led to interest in the degree to which in utero exposures vary by the maternal environmen...

Intensive Versus Standard Hemodialysis CVC Dysfunction Protocol

Central venous catheters (CVCs) are used for vascular access by approximately 56% of our 380 hemodialysis (HD) patients at the Capital Health Renal Program. The major complication of these catheters includes thrombosis and infection. Catheter locking solutions such as recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA), Alteplase (Cathflo®) are used to treat and prevent clotting of the catheter during HD treatments and during the interdialytic period. Evidence to guide the use of...

Rural Options At Discharge Model of Active Planning

Residents of rural and frontier counties experience significant disparities in health care access and outcomes when compared to their urban counterparts. The organization of health care delivery contributes significantly to these disparities. For rural residents with multiple chronic conditions, transitioning along the continuum of care, between systems of treatment and support, and between dispersed locations present significant challenges. One critical challenge involves hosp...

A Healthy People Initiative: Building the Socio-Economic Capital of Low Income Population At-Risk for HIV and Hepatitis-C

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" (World Health Organization, 1948). Diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis-C (HCV) thrive in conditions of poverty and marginalization. Research on the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS reveals that unemployed individuals report more depression, anxiety, social isolation, and low self-esteem than employed individuals. Moreover, unemployment is ...

Improving Psychological Well-being of Trainee Civil Servants in Pakistan

Political and civil instability in Pakistan has placed many segments of society under stress. A 5-session group intervention incorporating principles of stress management, problem solving, behavioural activation, peer-support and adaptive leadership has been developed and successfully piloted for business professionals working under stressful conditions in Pakistan. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of an adapted version of the intervention in improving psy...

Urban Transformations and Health: The Case of TransMiCable in Bogotá

Cable cars are means of transportation with urban mobility benefits for vulnerable populations living in areas with geographic barriers. Despite their popularity, there is no evidence of cable cars' potential health effects. TransMicable, located in "Ciudad Bolivar", Bogota, Colombia will open in late-2018 presenting an unprecedented opportunity to assess the health impacts and accessibility improvements. The investigators aim is to assess the effect of theTransMiCable implemen...

R.CULT.HEA - URban Environment, CULTural Social Use of Space and HEAlth / Well-being Effect on Population

This cluster randomized trial will test the affect of individual participation in culturally- and socially-related activities on health and well-being, in comparison also with the classic individual determinant, in relation to urban renovation schemes. Investigators will using a questionnaire based on several areas such as individual psychological well-being (PGWBI), individual happiness positioning (Keyes Scale) and health status perception (SF-12 Health Survey). Secondary out...

Community Development and Nutrition Education in Banke District, Nepal: Effect on Child Health and Growth

Heifer Project International is a globally active NGO with more than 400 projects in over 30 countries. The organization uses the introduction of livestock and related training in the development of social capital as tools for poverty alleviation, citizen empowerment, and community development. In a pilot project conducted in 2009-2012, these activities were found to promote some improvement in child health and nutritional status. However, robust enhancement of these important ...

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