Update on Medications With Adverse Skeletal Effects
- Early Use of Glucocorticoids Was a Risk Factor for Critical Disease and Death From pH1N1 Infection. Ke Han; Huilai Ma; Xiangdong An; Yang Su; Jing Chen; Zhiyong Lian; JinHui Zhao; Bao-Ping Zhu; Fontaine, Robert E.; Zijian Feng; Guang Zeng // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/15/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p326
Background. Glucocorticoids increase the risk of developing critical disease from viral infections. However, primary care practitioners in China use them as antipyretics, potentially exposing hundreds of millions to this risk. Methods. We enrolled all patients with confirmed pandemic influenza A...
- Motivos do abandono do seguimento mÃ©dico no cuidado a portadores de hipertensÃ£o arterial: a perspectiva do sujeito. Cassamassimo Duarte, Marli Teresinha; Antonio Pithon Cyrino; Ana Teresa de Abreu Ramos Cerqueira; Maria Ines Battistella Nemes; Massako Iyda // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p2603
Arterial hypertension is a relevant public health problem as it is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, the major cause of mortality in Brazil. Low compliance and treatment dropout are among the main obstacles to individual control strategies. This study aimed at assessing the reasons for...
- Into the triangle. Forster, Jeff // Patient Care;2/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p19
Editorial. Discusses the Iron Triangle of health reform. aim of achieving a balance among access to the system, cost control and quality of care; Role of primary care physicians.
- Understanding Organizational Designs of Primary Care Practices. Tallia, Alfred F.; Stange, Kurt C.; McDaniel Jr, Reuben R.; Aita, Virginia A.; Miller, William L.; Crabtree, Benjamin F. // Journal of Healthcare Management;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p45
Examines key issues relevant to organizational designs of primary care practices. Variations in organization design; Success and failure of practices within health systems; Implications for healthcare management. INSET: PRACTITIONER APPLICATION.
- There's work to be done. Simmons, Robert L. // New Mexico Business Journal;Nov94, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p39
Discusses health reform initiatives in New Mexico. Health care integration; Shortage of primary care services in rural areas; Universal coverage provision.
- Prevalence of chronic venous insufficiency in men and women in Poland: multicentre cross-sectional study in 40,095 patients. Jawien, A; Grzela, T; Ochwat, A // Phlebology;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p110
Objective: To study the prevalence, clinical expression and risk factors of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) in 40,095 Polish adults. Method: This was a multicentre cross-sectional study with 803 participating primary care physicians. Results: The study population was mainly female (84%). The...
- New QRISK model identified patients in need for intervention. // Cardiology Today;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p26
The article discusses a study which concluded that the QResearch database, a new QRISK model designed to estimate lifetime cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, could determine patients who need intervention at a younger age than a 10-year QRISK2 score based on primary care data.
- Primary care of hypertensive patients and the risk of acute cardiovascular events. Stirbu, Irina; Nielen, Markus M. J.; Langelaan, Maaike; Verheij, Robert A.; Korevaar, Joke C. // International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC);Nov2013 Supplement, Vol. 13, p1
Purpose: Hypertension is one of the most important risk factors for acute cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction and stroke. It is unknown which aspects are most important in determining which hypertensive patients have more risk to get an acute myocardial infarction or stroke and...
- A simple risk score using routine data for predicting cardiovascular disease in primary care. Chamnan, Parinya; Simmons, Rebecca K.; Hori, Hiroyuki; Sharp, Stephen; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Griffin, Simon J. // British Journal of General Practice;Aug2010, Vol. 60 Issue 577, p590
Background Population-based screening for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, incorporating blood tests, is proposed in several countries. Aim The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a simple approach to identifying individuals at high risk of CVD using routine data might be effective....