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- Talking about Hysterectomy: The Experiences of Women from Four Cultural Groups. Galavotti, Christine; Richter, Donna L. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;Feb2000 Supplement 2, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p63
As part of the Ethnicity, Needs, and Decisions of Women (ENDOW) project, in-depth qualitative interviews and focus groups were conducted at four sites, Alabama, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Texas. In South Carolina and Alabama, African American and white women were interviewed. In Texas,...
- Primary care management of dementia varies considerably. // Primary Care Weekly;7/3/95, Vol. 1 Issue 13, p1
Examines the primary care management of elderly patients with dementia in the United States. Preference for laboratory tests than psychological cognitive-status tests; Disadvantage of time pressured managed cared environments; Diagnostic approaches; Implications for physicians.
- ETHNICITY AND DEMENTIA: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH WITH ETHNIC MINORITY FAMILY CAREGIVERS AND PROVIDER AGENCIES. Hinton, L.; Levkoff, S. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p88
This symposium presents data and analyses from on- going research at the the Harvard Center on Culture and Aging, one of six Exploratory Centers on Health Promotion among Ethnic Minority Elderly funded by the National Institute on Aging and the Office of Minority Research. The major aim of the...
- Can You Learn a New Thing? Holm, Richard P. // South Dakota Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p25
The article discusses dementia, a devastating and dreaded condition for many patients and families that also presents as a big diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for any physician. Topics discussed include the prevalence of dementia in the U.S. and the cardinal sign for dementia, as well as...
- People with Serious Illness Have Little Voice When Addressing Care Needs, says C-TAC. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;10/24/2011, Vol. 21, p281
The article reports on the action plan made by Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) to enhance care for people with serious illness in the U.S. C-TAC has sought for reforms to address complex issues related to advanced illnesses including diabetes, dementia and cancer. Moreover, the...
- IN BRIEF. // Practice Nurse;10/24/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p7
Presents an update on medical care in Great Britain as of October 24, 2003. Health risk of hormone replacement therapy for women; Research on carers from ethnic minority families who are involved in dementia; Details of the NHS Alliance's warning on the British government IT plans.
- On the record. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p2
Presents news items regarding health care in the United States as of April 19, 1995. Public meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee on May 10; Meeting of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on...
- Wellpoint looks beyond its borders. // AHA News;1/15/96, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p4
Reports on developments related to the American health care industry. Includes affiliation agreement between hospitals; Opening of psychiatric unit in Martha Jefferson Hospital; Expansion of Health Systems International.
- Competition stiffens as markets tighten. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;11/04/96, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p1
Highlights the findings of the National Committee for Quality Health Care report entitled `Six Competitive Health Care Markets: Putting the Pieces Together.' Impact of competitions sparked by employer and consumer demands for more choice and lower costs on health care; Continuation of...