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Health Services

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Disease relevance of Health Services


Psychiatry related information on Health Services


High impact information on Health Services

  • MRC research centre under threat from London health service plans [11].
  • Users' guides to the medical literature. X. How to use an article reporting variations in the outcomes of health services. The Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group [12].
  • PHP reduces the consumption of health services by patients with COPD, probably by increasing patients' knowledge of disease and hence their ability to manage themselves [13].
  • To find out the extent to which smoking is restricted in health service premises a survey of 190 hospitals and health centres in the Wessex Region was done [14].
  • Use of hematopoietic colony-stimulating factors: the American Society of Clinical Oncology survey. The Health Services Research Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology [15].

Chemical compound and disease context of Health Services

  • With recent regionalization of British Columbia's health services, the cross-cultural mental health service has experienced increased coordination under the administration of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (one of six British Columbia health regions) [16].
  • The data from our registry and from the Health Services Command corroborate the increased likelihood of ectopic pregnancy in patients with failed tubal sterilization and underscore the need for close follow-up of these patients until the location of the pregnancy is documented [17].
  • The adoption of measures to discourage tobacco cultivation and assist with crop diversification; integration of guidance on tobacco use cessation into health services and insuring the availability and access to nicotine replacement therapy are also part of NAP-NCD [18].

Biological context of Health Services


Anatomical context of Health Services


Associations of Health Services with chemical compounds


Gene context of Health Services

  • In 1997, the ASCO health services research committee evaluated whether physician reimbursement was a primary determinant in the decision to use G-CSF and GM-CSF in this clinical situation [32].
  • METHODS: A 2-stage screening protocol of a countywide population of second- through fourth-grade students in special education was conducted to (1) screen for ADHD, employing standardized parent and teacher questionnaires, and determine health services use (n = 499) and (2) perform diagnostic assessments of ADHD (n = 318) [33].
  • Trading health services across borders: GATS, markets, and caveats [34].
  • METHODS: The Saskatchewan health services databases were used to form a population-based cohort of 5648 patients aged 55 years or older who received a first treatment for COPD between 1990 and 1997 [35].
  • Health service reform worries MRC [36].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Health Services

  • METHODS: Data from the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission were used to determine incidence of coma, death rates, age at death of those who died, and length of stay for acute hemorrhagic and occlusive stroke in hospitalized blacks and whites after adjusting for sex and, if appropriate, age [37].
  • Compared with the control group, patients treated with fluvastatin can expect to gain an additional mean (SD) of 0.196 (0.139) QALY per patient over 10 years (P < 0.001) and will cost the health service an additional mean (SD) of 10 pounds ( 448 pounds) (P = NS) (mean [SD] US $16 [$689]) [38].
  • Unlike prescription drug use, overall OTC drug use was not associated with health services utilization [39].
  • The 1982 and 1984 National Long Term Care Surveys (NLTCS) linked to Medicare administrative records 1982-1986 provide health and health service use data for 12-month periods before and after the introduction of PPS [40].
  • OBJECTIVE: To perform the first prospective longitudinal study of direct (health services utilized) and indirect costs (diminished productivity represented by income loss) incurred by patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Saskatoon and Montreal, followed for up to 12 and 4 years, respectively [41].


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  2. Integrated sexual healthcare: the development and review of one model of service delivery. Dawson, S.G., Callander, N., Roche, C., Kingsland, T., Desmond, N. International journal of STD & AIDS. (2000) [Pubmed]
  3. Using cable television networks for interactive home telemedicine services. Valero, M.A., Arredondo, M.T., del Nogal, F., Rodríguez, J.M., Torres, D. Journal of telemedicine and telecare. (1999) [Pubmed]
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  5. Resistance of falciparum malaria to chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in Afghan refugee settlements in western Pakistan: surveys by the general health services using a simplified in vivo test. Rowland, M., Durrani, N., Hewitt, S., Sondorp, E. Trop. Med. Int. Health (1997) [Pubmed]
  6. Hippocampal and amygdala volumes according to psychosis stage and diagnosis: a magnetic resonance imaging study of chronic schizophrenia, first-episode psychosis, and ultra-high-risk individuals. Velakoulis, D., Wood, S.J., Wong, M.T., McGorry, P.D., Yung, A., Phillips, L., Smith, D., Brewer, W., Proffitt, T., Desmond, P., Pantelis, C. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry (2006) [Pubmed]
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  8. Tiapride in the prevention of relapse in recently detoxified alcoholics. Shaw, G.K., Waller, S., Majumdar, S.K., Alberts, J.L., Latham, C.J., Dunn, G. The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science. (1994) [Pubmed]
  9. Drug abuse, methadone treatment, and health services use among injection drug users with AIDS. Sambamoorthi, U., Warner, L.A., Crystal, S., Walkup, J. Drug and alcohol dependence. (2000) [Pubmed]
  10. Association between mood-stabilizing medication and mental health resource use in the management of acute mania. Sajatovic, M., Gerhart, C., Semple, W. Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) (1997) [Pubmed]
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  13. Economic benefits of teaching patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease about their illness. The PASTMA Group. Tougaard, L., Krone, T., Sorknaes, A., Ellegaard, H. Lancet (1992) [Pubmed]
  14. Smoking in hospitals. Catford, J.C., Nutbeam, D. Lancet (1983) [Pubmed]
  15. Use of hematopoietic colony-stimulating factors: the American Society of Clinical Oncology survey. The Health Services Research Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Bennett, C.L., Smith, T.J., Weeks, J.C., Bredt, A.B., Feinglass, J., Fetting, J.H., Hillner, B.E., Somerfield, M.R., Winn, R.J. J. Clin. Oncol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  16. Overview of culturally-based mental health care in Vancouver. Ganesan, S., Janzé, T. Transcultural psychiatry. (2005) [Pubmed]
  17. Pregnancy after failed tubal sterilization. Napolitano, P.G., Vu, K., Rosa, C. The Journal of reproductive medicine. (1996) [Pubmed]
  18. Tobacco control: National Action Plan for NCD Prevention, Control and Health Promotion in Pakistan. Nishtar, S., Mirza, Z., Mohamud, K.B., Latif, E., Ahmed, A., Jafarey, N.A. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. (2004) [Pubmed]
  19. Neurology "with the bark off": tacrine, nursing home residents, and health services research. Phillips, C.D., Knopman, D.S. Neurology (1999) [Pubmed]
  20. Developing a model of quality of life in epilepsy: the contribution of neuropsychology. Hermann, B.P. Epilepsia (1993) [Pubmed]
  21. Acceptability of traditional healers as directly observed treatment providers in tuberculosis control in a tribal area of Andhra Pradesh, India. Banerjee, A., Sharma, B.V., Ray, A., Kannuri, N.K., Venkateswarlu, T.V. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. (2004) [Pubmed]
  22. Use of private gynaecologist does not relate to better prevention outcomes - an ecological analysis from Finland. Hemminki, E., Sevon, T., Tanninen, K., Pukkala, E., Anttila, A. BMC health services research [electronic resource]. (2006) [Pubmed]
  23. Health services research and systemic lupus erythematosus: a reciprocal relationship. Albert, D.A. Perspect. Biol. Med. (1998) [Pubmed]
  24. Development of a district Cord Blood Bank: a model for cord blood banking in the National Health Service. Donaldson, C., Buchanan, R., Webster, J., Laundy, V., Horsley, H., Barron, C., Anderson, N., Bradley, B., Hows, J. Bone Marrow Transplant. (2000) [Pubmed]
  25. Prevalence and risk factors of varicose veins in lower extremities: mini-Finland health survey. Sisto, T., Reunanen, A., Laurikka, J., Impivaara, O., Heliövaara, M., Knekt, P., Aromaa, A. The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica. (1995) [Pubmed]
  26. Clinical effects of long-term administration of pranlukast, a leukotriene receptor antagonist, on adult patients with bronchial asthma. Horiguchi, T., Tachikawa, S., Kondo, R., Shiga, M., Hirose, M., Ito, T. Arzneimittel-Forschung. (2003) [Pubmed]
  27. The benefits of isoniazid chemoprophylaxis and risk factors for tuberculosis among Oglala Sioux Indians. Mori, M.A., Leonardson, G., Welty, T.K. Arch. Intern. Med. (1992) [Pubmed]
  28. Effects of multidisciplinary case management in patients with chronic renal insufficiency. Harris, L.E., Luft, F.C., Rudy, D.W., Kesterson, J.G., Tierney, W.M. Am. J. Med. (1998) [Pubmed]
  29. Cost effectiveness of treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in clinical practice: a clinical database analysis. Eggleston, A., Wigerinck, A., Huijghebaert, S., Dubois, D., Haycox, A. Gut (1998) [Pubmed]
  30. High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in all ethnic groups, including Europeans, in a British inner city: relative poverty, history, inactivity, or 21st century Europe? Riste, L., Khan, F., Cruickshank, K. Diabetes Care (2001) [Pubmed]
  31. Economic appraisal of citalopram in the management of single-episode depression. Sclar, D.A., Skaer, T.L., Robison, L.M., Galin, R.S. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology. (1999) [Pubmed]
  32. The association between physician reimbursement in the US and use of hematopoietic colony stimulating factors as adjunct therapy for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia: results from the 1997 American Society of Clinical Oncology survey. Health Services Research Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Bennett, C.L., Bishop, M.R., Tallman, M.S., Somerfield, M.R., Feinglass, J., Smith, T.J. Ann. Oncol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  33. Children in special education programs: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, use of services, and unmet needs. Bussing, R., Zima, B.T., Perwien, A.R., Belin, T.R., Widawski, M. American journal of public health. (1998) [Pubmed]
  34. Trading health services across borders: GATS, markets, and caveats. Mutchnick, S., Stern, D.T., Moyer, C.A. Health affairs (Project Hope) (2005) [Pubmed]
  35. Oral corticosteroid use and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Huiart, L., Ernst, P., Ranouil, X., Suissa, S. Can. Respir. J. (2006) [Pubmed]
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  37. Racial disparities in severity of cerebrovascular events. Kuhlemeier, K.V., Stiens, S.A. Stroke (1994) [Pubmed]
  38. A cost-effectiveness analysis of fluvastatin in patients with diabetes after successful percutaneous coronary intervention. Scuffham, P.A., Chaplin, S. Clinical therapeutics. (2005) [Pubmed]
  39. Over-the-counter medication use in an older rural community: the MoVIES Project. Stoehr, G.P., Ganguli, M., Seaberg, E.C., Echement, D.A., Belle, S. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. (1997) [Pubmed]
  40. Use of Medicare services before and after introduction of the prospective payment system. Manton, K.G., Woodbury, M.A., Vertrees, J.C., Stallard, E. Health services research. (1993) [Pubmed]
  41. Direct and indirect medical costs incurred by Canadian patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a 12 year study. Clarke, A.E., Zowall, H., Levinton, C., Assimakopoulos, H., Sibley, J.T., Haga, M., Shiroky, J., Neville, C., Lubeck, D.P., Grover, S.A., Esdaile, J.M. J. Rheumatol. (1997) [Pubmed]
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