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- Clinical pharmacology. // Nature Reviews Drug Discovery;Apr2010, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p339
A career in clinical pharmacology â€” the study and use of drugs in humans â€” offers a variety of career opportunities, including the design and running of clinical trials and teaching. This month, clinical pharmacologists from industry and academia discuss their respective roles.
- Hospitals find cardiac care pumps up profits. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);2/21/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p1B
Reports on issues affecting the increasing demand for cardiac care in Long Island, New York. Prevalence of cardiac care programs experiencing capacity limitations; Impetus to the heightened demand for cardiac care; Overview of initiatives of hospitals to confront the rising cardiac care demand.
- Heart of gold. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);9/26/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 41, p1A
Reports on the business strategy of Saint Francis Hospital in Long Island, New York. Profitability of cardiac care; Competitive advantage in the delivery of medical services; Investment in medical apparatus and instruments.
- Evaluating Medical Technology. Peterson, Osler L. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec76, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p819
Editorial. Examines studies on the installation of coronary care units in hospitals. Assessment of the effectiveness of coronary care units; Comparison between home and intensive hospital care; Investigation of the cost of coronary care admission.
- CBT helps relieve long-term insomnia. // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Oct2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on a randomized controlled trial, which concludes that psychological treatment for insomnia in primary care settings can improve sleep quality, reduce hypnotic drug use, and improve health-related quality of life among long-term insomniacs. However it has been recommended...
- Perspective: Recognizing resistance. Sylvestre, Diana // Nature;6/9/2011 Supplement, Vol. 474 Issue 7350, pS11
In this article, the author discusses the issue on the resistance of injection drug users to treatment regimens. She notes the concerns on poorly characterized risks such as the emergence of drug-resistant viral strains and the human tendency to reduce or skip doses of medications which make...
- Determining the clinically important difference in visual analog scale scores in abuse liability studies evaluating novel opioid formulations. Eaton, Thomas; Comer, Sandra; Revicki, Dennis; Trudeau, Jeremiah; Inwegen, Richard; Stauffer, Joseph; Katz, Nathaniel // Quality of Life Research;Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p975
Purpose: This study determined how the magnitude of change in positive subjective responses predicts clinical outcome in a treatment setting. Specifically, we attempted to define what constitutes a clinically important difference (CID) in subjective responses. Methods: A 100-mm visual analog...
- The epidemiology of asthma. // Thorax;Dec2004 Supplement, Vol. 59, p6
This article presents abstracts of medical studies conducted to analyze recent trends in epidemiology and health care utilization for asthma. Asthma is an important problem in Great Britain and although it is generally thought to be increasing, there are indications from statistics on...
- Self-reported predictors of depressive symptomatology in an elderly population with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Pawaskar, Manjiri D.; Anderson, Roger T.; Balkrishnan, Rajesh // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2007, Vol. 5, p50
Background: The prevalence of depression increases among the elderly with chronic medical conditions like diabetes. Hence, the purpose of this study was to determine predictors of depressive symptomatology in Medicare enrolled elderly population with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods: A...