Self-reported health status and access to health services in a sample of prisoners in Italy
- Outcomes in Men Denied Access to a California Public Assistance Program for Prostate Cancer. Anger, Jennifer T.; Maliski, Sally L.; Krupski, Tracey L.; Kwan, Lorna; Gore, John L.; Fink, Arlene; Connor, Sarah E.; Orecklin, James R.; Litwin, Mark S. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p217
Objectives. To improve access to prostate cancer treatment for low income uninsured men, California initiated a program called IMPACT: Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians with Prostate Cancer. The program administered free treatment, case management, counseling, and...
- Working With Employers To Increase SCHIP Enrollment. Gugenheim, Ada Mary; Shapiro, Linda Diamond // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p287
Reports developments related to health care in the United States as of February 2001. Programs implemented to improve health care access; Projects focusing on reprogenetic technologies; Television shows aimed to educate the public on health policies and issues; Plan to launch a Web site on...
- A fair chance for all in Europe. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/6/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6780, p806
Focuses on the recommendations of the World Health Organization for equal access of health services in Europe. Impact of social inequalities on the distribution of health care; Effort to reduce actual differences in health status; Need to promote health education and occupational health standards.
- Program gives children with life-limiting conditions quality of life. HILTON, LISETTE // Contemporary Pediatrics;Feb2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p31
The article focuses on the Hummingbird Program led by pediatrician Gary Ceneviva to help children with life-threatening conditions and their families to navigate the health care system. Topics discussed include the conditions of the children in the program, the lack of care experienced by...
- O papel da religiÃ£o na promoÃ§Ã£o da saÃºde, na prevenÃ§Ã£o da violÃªncia e na reabilitaÃ§Ã£o de pessoas envolvidas com a criminalidade: revisÃ£o de literatura. Ribeiro, Fernanda Mendes Lages; de Souza Minayo, Maria Cecília // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;jun2014, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p1773
This is a review of the literature on the role of religion in the promotion of health, the prevention of violence and the rehabilitation of individuals involved in criminal activities. Research was conducted in the Medline through PubMed, Lilacs, Scopus, Social Index with full text, Sociological...
- Evaluation of patientâ€˜s Health-Related Quality of Life using a modified and shortened version of the Living With Asthma Questionnaire (ms-LWAQ) and the medical outcomes study, Short-Form 36 (SF-36). Ried, L. Douglas; Nau, David P.; Grainger-Rousseau, Timothy J. // Quality of Life Research;Sep1999, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p491
Objective: The specific objectives of this study were to: 1) study the effect of moderate-to-severe asthma on patientâ€˜s Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) as measured by the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) and 2) evaluate the construct validity of a...
- Report finds improvements in N.H. oral health. // New Hampshire Business Review;3/7/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p25
The article cites a report indicating that New Hampshire has taken some significant steps to improve oral health through prevention, additional workforce providers and improved health care access.
- Stroke care variations 'totally unacceptable' // Independent Nurse;4/1/2010, p1
The article highlights committee's report on the need for implementation of stroke strategy and also states about the FAST stroke awareness campaign initiated by Department of Health (DoH) for enhancing public awareness.
- Issues. The Affordable Care Act: Can We All Achieve Presidential Health? Ward-Smith, Peggy // Urologic Nursing;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p201
The article focuses on the success of the U.S. Affordable Care Act. It discusses the health of past U.S. presidents as a role model in achieving the purpose of the act. It highlights the need for personal commitment to make any government health initiative a reality through an appropriate diet...