Obituary: the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
- The Personal Costs of Caring for a Child with a Disability: A Review of the Literature. Anderson, Donna; Dumont, Serge; Jacobs, Philip; Azzaria, Leila // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p3
This article presents a review of the literature published from 1989 to 2005 for articles that examined the economic burden incurred by families as a result of caring for a child with disabilities. The review was performed according to a comprehensive economic conceptual model developed by the...
- Screening Recommendations for the Elderly. Beers, Mark H.; Fink, Arlene; Beck, John C. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep91, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p1131
Background. Studies have documented the potential contributions of preventive health care programs. Yet little is known about which screening tests should be included in public health programs for older persons. This study offers recommendations regarding these tests. Methods. The...
- Personalized Estimates of Benefit From Preventive Care Guidelines: A Proof of Concept. Taksler, Glen B.; Keshner, Melanie; Fagerlin, Angela; Hajizadeh, Negin; Braithwaite, R. Scott // Annals of Internal Medicine;8/6/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p161
Background: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) makes recommendations for 60 distinct clinical services, but clinicians rarely have time to fully evaluate and implement the recommendations. Objective: To complete a proof of concept for prioritization and personalization of USPSTF...
- Ounces of prevention add up for industry. Gunsauley, Craig // Employee Benefit News;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p37
Focuses on the improvement of effective preventive services for patients through managed care health plans in the U.S. Information on effective preventive services according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; Details on the control of diseases.
- Prevention of violence against women. Wathen, C. Nadine; MacMillan, Harriet L. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/16/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 6, p582
Summarizes the recommendation of the Canadian Task Force on the prevention of violence against women. Evaluation of several interventions; Potential benefits and harms; Comparison from the recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
- "Beat The Odds" Revisited. Jackson, James A.; Hunningshake, Ronald E.; Krier, Chad; Kirby, Rebecca; Tiemeyer, Jerry // Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine;2008 4th Quarter, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p201
The article discusses the Health Hunter/Beat the Odds program which is held yearly each April and October. It says that many people from various U.S. states and even some from Canada would come to have a panel done and many of them return once or twice a year to keep track of their progress or...
- Routine Smallpox Vaccination--No Longer Advisable? Polk, Lewis D. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1972, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Comments on the proposal of eliminating routine smallpox vaccination in the U.S. Reasons for abandoning routine smallpox vaccination; Complications associated with smallpox vaccinations; Recommendation to continue administering immunizations to people at special risk to the disease.
- Military Entomology in Operation Enduring Freedom, 2010-2011. Colacicco-Mayhugh, Michelle G.; Hughes, Tony; Larson, Ryan; Gosine, Susan; Diclaro, Joseph; Dunford, James // U.S. Army Medical Department Journal;Jul-Sep2012, p29
In this article, the author describe the structure and functioning of the U.S. military's entomological support in the Afghan theater of operations (ATO). It mentions entomological support given to the ATO is an unique challenges to preventive medicine personnel. Further it mentions the rapidly...
- Preventive medicine and you. Colodny, Charles S. // Patient Care;2/28/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p13
Considers preventive medicine as an important and integral part of primary care. Other aspects of the commitment of "Patient Care" to prevention; Significance of the increasing emphasis on prevention; Multiple codes in which a patient coming in for a preventive visit could qualify.