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03:07 EDT 20th October 2017 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Questionnaire and Fall Risk Assessment

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 ...

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Online screening for depression: Here’s what one physician thinks about it

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 ...

Online screening test for depression is inappropriate

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...

TMIST breast cancer screening trial begins to enroll nearly 165,000 women

(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...

MRI screening of survivors may boost detection of successive breast cancer

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.

Outreach Efforts to Improve CRC Screening Rates Fall Short

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

More than a quarter of women missing smear tests are unaware they exist

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...

Pulse ox plus auscultation reliable for congenital heart screening

(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.

Reconsider Necessity of Screening Mammography Plus Screening MRI

The value of screening mammography when added to screening MRI in women who are at high risk for breast cancer.

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A comparison of two psychological screening methods currently used for inpatients in a UK burns service.

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...

Is there good evidence that the two Questions in PHQ-2 are useful questions to use in order to screen for depression?

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...

Evaluation of a new genetic family history screening questionnaire for identifying Lynch syndrome.

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...

Psychometric properties of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire and correlates of mother-infant bonding impairment in Italian new mothers.

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 ...

The Design and Validation of a Child Developmental e-Screening System.

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...

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