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The goal of this research study is to learn if your answers to questions during an interview can help researchers predict how well you function physically and if you are at a high risk for falls. Primary Objectives: -To determine how accurately a simple questionnaire can predict three objective measures of function in elderly patients with prostate cancer. Secondary Objectives: - To assess the correlations between three functional tests and the number of ...
Inquisitive reader Amy asked me if I had any opinions about online screening for depression. The British Medical Journal recently published a debate on this issue. What an excellent question, Amy! I ...
Duckworth and Gilbody debate whether Google should offer an online screening test for depression—namely, the patient health questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9).1As the website Patient points out, PHQ-9 “is no...
(ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group) Nearly 50 million screening mammograms occur each year yet there is no scientific evidence that the newer 3-D method tops conventional 2-D at detecting aggressive br...
A study in Clinical Imaging aimed to determine the utility and rate of biopsy in women with a positive history of breast cancer using MRI as the screening method.
Efforts to improve screening for colorectal cancer (CRC), either with FIT testing or colonoscopy, did improve uptake but fell short of ideal targets.885204 Medscape Medical News
Press release More than a quarter (28 per cent) of women who are overdue for a smear test don’t know about the cervical screening programme, according to a Cancer Research UK survey published in...
(HealthDay)—Pulse oximetry (POX) plus cardiac auscultation is a reliable method for neonatal congenital heart disease screening, according to a study published online Sept. 22 in Pediatrics.
The value of screening mammography when added to screening MRI in women who are at high risk for breast cancer.
Various types of psychological screening are currently used in the UK to identify burn patients who are experiencing psychological distress and may need additional support and intervention during thei...
The PHQ-2 has been presented as an ultra-short screening questionnaire to detect depression in several healthcare settings. This paper will outline its current uses, evaluate its accuracy as a screeni...
Family history is essential when screening for hereditary cancer syndromes. This article explores if a detailed genetic family history questionnaire is more effective in identifying at-risk individual...
impaired maternal bonding is a risk factor for problems with infant well-being and development. The investigation of perinatal variables related to disorders of the mother-infant relationship as well ...
An effective screening test could significantly impact identification of developmental delays at an early age. However, many studies have shown that delay screenings still use text-based screening sur...