Routine testing for IgG antibodies against hepatitis A virus in Israel
- Integrating technology and psychiatric care. Finkel, Sanford I. // Geriatrics;Dec2003, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p46
Discusses ways primary care physicians can provide integrated care with timely information for aged patients. Electronic care management; Initiation of Virtual Integrated Practice which uses technology to integrate healthcare teams to manage chronic illness in primary care practices; Telephone...
- Screening for Depression in Middle-Aged and Older Puerto Rican Primary Care Patients. Robison, Julie; Gruman, Cynthia; Gaztambide, Sonia; Blank, Karen // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;May2002, Vol. 57A Issue 5, pM308
Evaluates the utility of existing depression screens as tools for the Puerto Rican primary care patients aged 50 and older. Receiver operator characteristic curves for several depression screens; Use of the bilingual, bicultural interviewer; Implication of the increases in depression detection.
- Primary Care for Elderly People: Why Do Doctors Find It So Hard? Adams, Wendy L.; McIlvain, Helen E.; Lacy, Naomi L.; Magsi, Homa; Crabtree, Benjamin F.; Yenny, Sharon K.; Sitorius, Michael A. // Gerontologist;Dec2002, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p835
Studies the difficulties experienced by physicians in the primary care of elderly patients. Domains of increased difficulty in caring for elderly patients; Importance of changes in medical education to the health care system; Medical complexity and vulnerability to adverse events.
- In This Issue: Challenges of Managing Multimorbidity. Stange, Kurt C. // Annals of Family Medicine;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the coordination of care for adults with complex care needs, the potential for an integrative primary care approach and the changes in diagnoses and treatments using benzodiazepines.
- In This Issue: Systematic Strategies and Individualized Approaches to Care. Bayliss, Elizabeth A. // Annals of Family Medicine;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p290
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on a study that investigates whether chronic disease management dissented between models of primary care delivery, one on a systematic processes to deal test results and another one on obesity as a public health...
- Avoidable hospitalisation rates in Singapore, 1991Â–1998: assessing trends and inequities of quality in primary care. M Niti // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jan2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p17
STUDY OBJECTIVE:s: To assess avoidable hospitalisation as an indicator of quality of primary care by examining trends and gender and ethnic variations. DESIGN AND SETTING: Aggregated nationwide data in Singapore from 1991 to1998 were analysed for hospitalisations for chronic diseases that are...
- A peaceful death: How to manage pain and provide quality care. // Geriatrics;Jun96, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p32
Part II. Presents a roundtable discussion to examine the role of palliative medicine in the primary care of older Americans. Guidelines for sedation and pain management; Discussion on the principle of `double effect' with opioid analgesics; Techniques to improve communication with dying...
- Urinary incontinence. Lee, Susan Y.; Phanumus, Donna; Fields, Suzanne D. // Geriatrics;Nov2000, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p65
Presents a primary care guide to managing acute and chronic symptoms of urinary incontinence in older adults. Behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for urinary incontinence; Factors which prevent patients from obtaining effective clinical management; Symptoms and subtypes of urinary...
- Feasibility, understandability, and usefulness of the STEP self-rating questionnaire: results of a cross-sectional study. Frese, Thomas; Hein, Susanne; Sandholzer, Hagen // Clinical Interventions in Aging;May2013, Vol. 8, p515
The study was designed to evaluate the acceptance of the self-rated version of the Standardized Assessment of Elderly People in primary care in Europe (STEP) by patients and general practitioners, as well as the feasibility, comprehensibility, and usefulness in gaining new information. In all,...