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Effect of Abdominal Ultrasound on Clinical Care, Outcomes, and Resource Use Amon...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5815005
JAMA Holmes JF, Kelley KM et. al.

Jun 13th, 2017 - The utility of the focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) examination in children is unknown. To determine if the FAST examination during initial evaluation of injured children improves clinical care. A randomized clinical trial (April 2012-May 2015) that involved 975 hemodynamically stable children and adolescents younger than 18 years treated for blunt torso trauma at the Univer...

What women seek from a pregnancy resource center.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2016.04.003
Contraception Kimport K, Dockray JP et. al.

Apr 17th, 2016 - Twenty-nine states enable taxpayer funding to go to pregnancy resource centers (PRCs, often called crisis pregnancy centers), which are usually antiabortion organizations that aim to dissuade women from abortion. Some abortion rights advocates have called for the elimination of PRCs. However, we know little about why women visit PRCs. We analyzed deidentified intake survey data from firs...

Epidemiology and control of pertussis outbreaks in a tertiary care center and th...
https://doi.org/10.1086/596774
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology; Leekha S, Thompson RL et. al.

Mar 30th, 2009 - To describe the epidemiology and control of 2 separate outbreaks of pertussis at a large tertiary care center and the resource consumption associated with these outbreaks. Descriptive study. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, a tertiary care center catering to both referral patients and patients from the community. We reviewed routine and enhanced surveillance data co...

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center: a uni...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4159749
Cancer Prevention Research (Philadelphia, Pa.); Sherman ME, Figueroa JD et. al.

Feb 21st, 2012 - "Molecular histology" of the breast may be conceptualized as encompassing the normative ranges of histologic structure and marker expression in normal breast tissues in relation to a woman's age and life experiences. Studies of molecular histology can aid our understanding of early events in breast carcinogenesis and provide data for comparison with diseased breast tissues. Until recently, lack...

Starting a pediatric emergency department Safety Resource Center.
https://doi.org/10.3928/00904481-20090301-05
Pediatric Annals; Gittelman MA, Pomerantz WJ

Apr 9th, 2009 - Starting a pediatric emergency department Safety Resource Center.|2009|Gittelman MA,Pomerantz WJ,|organization & administration,methods,methods,organization & administration,

Pediatric trauma center verification improves quality of care and reduces res...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.10.004
Journal of Pediatric Surgery; Alexander M, Zaghal A et. al.

Nov 5th, 2018 - We sought to evaluate value impact of transition from an adult trauma center treating children (ATC) to a verified pediatric trauma center (PTC) in children with blunt splenic injury (BSI). Children with BSI from FY 2005 to FY 2017 were extracted from the hospital trauma registry. February 2009 distinguished "ATC" treated children from "PTC" treated children. Cohorts were subcateg...

Evaluation of a fever-management algorithm in a pediatric cancer center in a low...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051353
Pediatric Blood & Cancer; Mukkada S, Smith CK et. al.

Sep 12th, 2017 - In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), inconsistent or delayed management of fever contributes to poor outcomes among pediatric patients with cancer. We hypothesized that standardizing practice with a clinical algorithm adapted to local resources would improve outcomes. Therefore, we developed a resource-specific algorithm for fever management in Davao City, Philippines. The...

Outcomes of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at a Limited-Resource Cen...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.07.010
Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation : Journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation; Leon Rodriguez E, Rivera Franco MM

Jul 24th, 2017 - The first hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in Mexico was performed at our institution in 1980. Eighteen years later, our HSCT program was restructured to reduce transplantation-related mortality (TRM) and improve overall survival (OS). The aim of this study was to describe outcomes of HSCT at our institution despite limited resources. Consecutive patients undergoing HSCT, from Nov...

Factors associated with local recurrence in operated osteosarcomas: A retrospective eva...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.24602
Journal of Surgical Oncology; Poudel RR, Tiwari V et. al.

Apr 26th, 2017 - Local control of disease is one of the main goals of osteosarcoma management. We conducted a retrospective evaluation of 95 operated cases of osteosarcoma over 7 years to know about the factors associated with local recurrence in resource-challenged environment of the developing world. The factors which were evaluated and compared between local recurrence and non-local recurrence groups ...

Invasive aspergillosis in children with acute leukemia at a resource-limited onc...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000000159
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Jain S, Kapoor G

Apr 1st, 2014 - Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is one of the most feared complications in patients with hematologic malignancies because it is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and significantly compromises antileukemia therapy. Analyze all patients with acute leukemia and IA of less than 18 years of age, diagnosed between January 1996 and December 2011. Cases were identified from the pediatric databa...

Outcomes and resource utilization associated with underage drinking at a level I...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.01.018
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Psoter KJ, Roudsari BS et. al.

Mar 25th, 2014 - To examine the association of blood alcohol content (BAC) on hospital-based outcomes and imaging utilization for patients 0. Multivariable logistic regression was used to compare mortality, discharge destination (home and skilled nursing facility), intensive care unit admission, and operating room use between patients with and without positive BAC for patients 13-15, 16-17, and 18-20 years. Mu...

Multidisciplinary Treatment Planning: An Educational and Administrative Tool for Res...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40596-014-0262-0
Academic Psychiatry : the Journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry; Fuchs DC, Eskridge ER et. al.

Nov 27th, 2014 - Multidisciplinary Treatment Planning: An Educational and Administrative Tool for Resource Management in a University Counseling Center.|2014|Fuchs DC,Eskridge ER,Sacks DN,Porter M,Parks-Piatt J,|organization & administration,statistics & numerical data,organization & administration,statistics & numerical data,organization & administration,statistics & numerical data,organization &...

Preventing homelessness: an examination of the transition resource action cen...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10852350902735601
Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community; Senteio C, Marshall KJ et. al.

Apr 13th, 2009 - Each year in the United States, as adolescents age out or are emancipated from the foster care system, they are at risk of experiencing homelessness. It is essential that services and programs focus on encouraging and supporting youth in transition from foster care to a life of independence, and The Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) strives to provide these services. The re...

Postoperative Neurosurgical Infection Rates After Shared-Resource Intraoperative...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.03.093
World Neurosurgery; Dinevski N, Sarnthein J et. al.

Apr 1st, 2017 - To determine the rate of surgical-site infections (SSI) in neurosurgical procedures involving a shared-resource intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (ioMRI) scanner at a single institution derived from a prospective clinical quality management database. All consecutive neurosurgical procedures that were performed with a high-field, 2-room ioMRI between April 2013 and June 2016 were ...

Qualitative Analysis of Palliative Care for Pediatric Patients With Cancer at Bugando M...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223406
Journal of Global Oncology; Esmaili BE, Stewart KA et. al.

Aug 7th, 2018 - Purpose Palliative care remains an urgent, neglected need in the developing world. Global disparities in end-of-life care for children, such as those with advanced cancers, result from barriers that are complex and largely unstudied. This study describes these barriers at Bugando Medical Center, one of three consultant hospitals in Tanzania, to identify areas for palliative care developm...

Palonosetron is a Better Choice Compared With Ondansetron for the Prevention of Chemoth...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000001357
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Chaudhary NK, John RR et. al.

Apr 26th, 2019 - Palonosetron (PG) is a newer, safe, and effective long-acting 5-HT3 antagonist commonly used in adults, but data in children are limited. A randomized controlled trial was carried out among children with cancer during their first cycle of moderate or highly emetogenic chemotherapy to receive either PG or ondansetron (OG) with the aim of comparing their efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness. ...

Management of the placenta in advanced abdominal pregnancies at an East african tertiar...
https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2009.1704
Journal of Women's Health (2002); Oneko O, Petru E et. al.

May 31st, 2010 - To review the diagnosis and treatment of 9 advanced abdominal pregnancies in a low-resource setting of a developing country, focusing on the management of the placenta. Abdominal pregnancies occurring between 1999 and 2007 were identified from hospital records in Tanzania. All patients were followed up for a median of 6 months after surgery (range 5-9 months). At the time of diagnosis, p...

Safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for rapid scale-up of male circumcision for HI...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182354e65
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999); Bitega JP, Ngeruka ML et. al.

Sep 12th, 2011 - To assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for nonsurgical circumcision in adult males as part of a comprehensive HIV prevention program in Rwanda. Single-center 6-week noncontrolled study in which healthy men underwent circumcision using the PrePex device, which employs fitted rings to clamp the foreskin, leading to distal necrosis. In the first phase of the study, the feasi...

Utility of routine post-therapy surveillance imaging in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4209102
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology; Thompson CA, Ghesquieres H et. al.

Sep 30th, 2014 - We examined the utility of post-therapy surveillance imaging in a large, prospectively enrolled cohort of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) from the United States and confirmed our results in an independent cohort of patients from France. Patients with newly diagnosed DLBCL and treated with anthracycline-based immunochemotherapy were identified from the Molecular Epidemiology ...

Patient and trauma center characteristics associated with helicopter emergency m...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4329240
Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Cheung BH, Delgado MK et. al.

Nov 7th, 2014 - Helicopter emergency medical services (EMS) transport is expensive, and previous work has shown that cost-effective use of this resource is dependent on the proportion of minor injuries flown. To understand how overtriage to helicopter EMS versus ground EMS can be reduced, it is important to understand factors associated with helicopter transport of patients with minor injuries. The aim ...