Psychosocial Impact of October 2005 Earthquake on Children and Adolescents Aged 9 to 18 Years, Assessed After One Year in Kashmir, Pakistan (Report)

Psychosocial Impact of October 2005 Earthquake on Children and Adolescents Aged 9 to 18 Years, Assessed After One Year in Kashmir, Pakistan (Report)

Byline: Malik Wajid Ali, Mowadat Hussain Rana and Sohail Ali – Email: [email protected] Background: On 8 October 2005, an earthquake of 7.6 magnitude hit Pakistan leaving about 75,000 dead and thousands homeless. Worst damage was in the territory of Kashmir. Children exposed to a natural disaster can develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress symptoms and disorder […]

The Impact of a Literature Consult Service on Geriatric Clinical Care and Training in Falls Prevention (Report)

The Impact of a Literature Consult Service on Geriatric Clinical Care and Training in Falls Prevention (Report)

INTRODUCTION The importance of developing effective health care programs and services for elderly persons in the United States is increasing at warp speed due to significant projected growth in the size of this demographic in the near future. According to the US Census Bureau, the number of persons aged 65 years and older is expected […]

Impact of Online Journals on Citation Patterns of Dentistry, Nursing, And Pharmacy Faculty (Report)

Impact of Online Journals on Citation Patterns of Dentistry, Nursing, And Pharmacy Faculty (Report)

INTRODUCTION The past decade has seen a major shift in the journal collections of academic health sciences libraries. Libraries gained access to vast numbers of journals as never before possible when they moved into licensing large electronic journal packages instead of the traditional title-by-title print journal selections. These changes have been a boon to researchers, […]

Beyond Citation Analysis: A Model for Assessment of Research Impact.

Beyond Citation Analysis: A Model for Assessment of Research Impact.

INTRODUCTION A traditional method of assessing research impact, citation analysis is performed by examining an individual publication and assessing how often it has been cited, if ever, by subsequent publications [1]. It is a tool for gauging the extent of a publication’s influence in the literature and for tracking the advancement of knowledge with the […]

Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development

Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have traditionally served as the gold standard for generating evidence about medical interventions. However, RCTs have inherent limitations and may not reflect the use of medical products in the real world. Additionally, RCTs are expensive, time consuming, and cannot answer all questions about a product or intervention. Evidence generated from real-world […]

Impact of Advances in Medical Technology on Health Care Costs

Impact of Advances in Medical Technology on Health Care Costs

Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Medicine – Public Health, grade: 98, , course: Technological Entrepreneurship, language: English, abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of advances in medical technology on health care costs in the United States. More specifically, this paper provides an overview of just some […]

Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Objective: To evaluate documentation of compliance with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program publication Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Design: A retrospective review of 114 charts coded as asthma. Fourteen chart evaluation questions were developed based on the 4 management components in the guidelines: assessment and monitoring of asthma, control of […]