COMMENTARY: The ankle-brachial index independently predicted all-cause mortality in high-risk patients with peripheral arterial disease
- The ankle-brachial index independently predicted all-cause mortality in high-risk patients with peripheral arterial disease. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p81
The article presents a study on ankle-brachial index's (ABI) independent prediction of all-cause mortality in high-risk patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It included 395 of 437 patients, referred to the vascular center for PAD and underwent ABI and dobutamine stress...
- A Global View of Advancing Neonatal Health and Survival. Vidyasagar, Dharmapuri // Journal of Perinatology;Oct2002, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p513
Journal of Perinatology (2002) 22, 513â€“515 doi:10.1038/sj.jp.7210797
- Infant mortality rate as an indicator of population health. Reidpath, D.D.; Allotey, P. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;May2003, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p344
Investigates the role of infant mortality rate (IMR) as an indicator of population health. Criticisms against IMR due to its narrow base and likely focus on a small part of the population to the exclusion of the rest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on public...
- Health Service Provider's Perspectives on Healthy Aging in India. Johnson, C.; Duraiswamy, Malathy; Desai, Raani; Frank, Lesley // Ageing International;Dec2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p445
This qualitative inquiry explored the meaning of healthy aging, health status of the elderly they serve, availability of programs and services, and knowledge of policies specific to seniors from the perspective of health service providers in India. To this end, 100 physicians, allied and...
- On the state of health in inner London. Balarajan, R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/29/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6524, p911
Examines the state of medical health in London, England. Investigation on the causes of death; Influence of effective health care on the mortality rate of patients; Indicators of the health status of a country.
- Commentary: Approaches, strengths, and limitations of avoidable mortality. Pérez, Glòria; Rodríguez-Sanz, Maica; Cirera, Eva; Pérez, Katherine; Puigpinós, Rosa; Borrell, Carme // Journal of Public Health Policy;May2014, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p171
Publication of recent papers such as the one by Schoenbaum and colleagues entitled 'Mortality Amenable to Health Care in the United States: The Roles of Demographics and Health Systems Performance' has stimulated this commentary. We discuss strengths and limitations of amenable and avoidable...
- Facing the Music. Gearon, Christopher J. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2003, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p15
Reports on publicly available tools that compare hospitals performance and charges on certain procedures in Texas, as of February 2003. Comparison of hospital mortality rates for many Texas hospitals; Benefits for employers and health care; Implications for issues of hospital information...
- Gap in male--female cancer deaths narrows. Chauhan, Tara S. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/22/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p142
Focuses on the projections from the Canadian Cancer Society of cancer cases in Canada in 2003. Age-standardized mortality rate among men in 2003; Comparison between the age-standardized incidence for men in 1993 and 2003; Decline in the mortality rate for females in 2003.
- Morbidity and Mortality in the City of Zagreb, Croatia -- Health Needs and Demands. Polić-Vižintin, Marina; Vukušić, Ivan; Leppée, Marcel; Erceg, Damir; Ćulig, Josip // Collegium Antropologicum;Dec2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p559
The aim of the study was to assess health indicators in the city of Zagreb in order to evaluate the population health status and health needs. A descriptive method was used to analyze data from regular health statistics. In the population of Zagreb, the life expectancy at birth is longer than...