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Addressing Hydrocephaly In Viet Nam: A Plausible Prevention And Intervention Medical Support Program Proposal, Chelle McIntyre-Brewer 2018 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Addressing Hydrocephaly In Viet Nam: A Plausible Prevention And Intervention Medical Support Program Proposal, Chelle Mcintyre-Brewer

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

Families affected by hydrocephalus in Viet Nam have few options for sustainable treatment for a myriad of reasons, primarily centering on barriers to care prevalent to minority, underserved, and economically disadvantaged populations. High morbidity and abandonment rates often result from these circumstances. An interdisciplinary examination of the factors contributing to causal concerns reveals unique cultural considerations, language and literacy barriers, ethnic and geographic differences, as well as economic and governmental issues greatly impacting patient outcome for this condition. The author contends that a program that addresses sociological concerns, along with the medical treatment of the patient, proffers the opportunity for ...


Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh 2018 Marshall University

Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh

Adrienne M. Mays

Physician-patient communication skills are important for physicians to acquire. Teaching skills is thought to require attendance by learners but this is difficult in graduate medical education settings. We asked if an educational intervention on physician-patient communication was associated with a "spill-over" effect to non-attendees in the same family medicine residency program.

We surveyed residents regarding communicating instructions to patients before the intervention and one month later, regardless of their attendance. Residents’ assessment of their patients’ understanding increased significantly post-intervention only if non-attendees were included.

This pilot study suggests a beneficial “spill-over” effect to non-attendee residents that warrants further study.


Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh 2018 Marshall University

Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh

Dilip Nair

Physician-patient communication skills are important for physicians to acquire. Teaching skills is thought to require attendance by learners but this is difficult in graduate medical education settings. We asked if an educational intervention on physician-patient communication was associated with a "spill-over" effect to non-attendees in the same family medicine residency program.

We surveyed residents regarding communicating instructions to patients before the intervention and one month later, regardless of their attendance. Residents’ assessment of their patients’ understanding increased significantly post-intervention only if non-attendees were included.

This pilot study suggests a beneficial “spill-over” effect to non-attendee residents that warrants further study.


Putting The Patient Back In Patient Care: Health Decision-Making From The Patient’S Perspective, Bill R. Garris, Amy J. Weber 2018 East Tennessee State University

Putting The Patient Back In Patient Care: Health Decision-Making From The Patient’S Perspective, Bill R. Garris, Amy J. Weber

The Qualitative Report

This research explored health decision-making processes among people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Our analysis suggested that diagnosis with type 2 was followed by a period of intense emotional and cognitive disequilibrium. Subsequently, the informants were observed to proceed to health decision-making which was affected by three separate and interrelated factors: knowledge, self-efficacy, and purpose. Knowledge included cognitive or factual components and emotional elements. Knowledge influenced the degree of upset or disequilibrium the patient experienced, and affected a second category, agency: the informants’ confidence in their ability to enact lifestyle changes. The third factor, purpose, summarized the personal and ...


Needs Assessment For Creating A Patient-Centered, Community-Engaged Health Program For Homeless Pregnant Women, Tegan Ake, Sabina Diehr, Leslie Ruffalo, Emily Farias, Ashton Fitzgerald, Samuel D. Good, Lindsay B. Howard, Stefan P. Kostelyna, Linda N. Meurer 2018 Medical College of Wisconsin

Needs Assessment For Creating A Patient-Centered, Community-Engaged Health Program For Homeless Pregnant Women, Tegan Ake, Sabina Diehr, Leslie Ruffalo, Emily Farias, Ashton Fitzgerald, Samuel D. Good, Lindsay B. Howard, Stefan P. Kostelyna, Linda N. Meurer

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Purpose: Women who experience homelessness during pregnancy have poorer birth outcomes than the general population. This exploratory research describes the needs assessment of homeless women currently living at a shelter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to identify unmet needs related to maternal and infant perinatal health as the first step in designing a mutually beneficial patient-centered service-learning program for medical students to address these needs.

Methods: Two 1-hour focus groups were held at a shelter for women who are homeless and/or victims of domestic violence. A total of 13 women participated in each session; four medical students and a physician served ...


Community Health, Advocacy, And Managing Populations (Champ) Longitudinal Residency Education And Evaluation, Kjersti E. Knox, Will Lehmann, Joseph Vogelgesang, Deborah Simpson 2018 Aurora Health Care; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Community Health, Advocacy, And Managing Populations (Champ) Longitudinal Residency Education And Evaluation, Kjersti E. Knox, Will Lehmann, Joseph Vogelgesang, Deborah Simpson

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Purpose: Longitudinal education initiatives designed to prepare residents to address health disparities and social determinants of health (SDH) are needed. This report addresses this gap by describing a family medicine residency’s Community Health, Advocacy, and Managing Populations (CHAMP) curriculum and its evaluation by learners, faculty, and community partners. The CHAMP longitudinal curriculum is explicitly designed to prepare residents to address health disparities and SDH. We report early outcomes, including community partner feedback, of this innovative curriculum.

Methods: Data were obtained through standardized rotation evaluations, thematic analysis of structured group and individual interviews, and aggregated competency milestone data. Kirkpatrick’s ...


Challenges Of Refugee Health Care: Perspectives Of Medical Interpreters, Case Managers, And Pharmacists, Fabiana Kotovicz, Anne Getzin, Thy Vo 2018 Aurora Health Care; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Challenges Of Refugee Health Care: Perspectives Of Medical Interpreters, Case Managers, And Pharmacists, Fabiana Kotovicz, Anne Getzin, Thy Vo

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Purpose: Our objective was to identify perceived challenges in the provision of health care for refugees from the perspective of medical interpreters, case managers, and pharmacists working with refugee patients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Methods: Two 60-minute focus groups were performed exploring challenges in refugee health care using a literature-based semi-structured protocol. Focus groups were transcribed and de-identified prior to independent analysis by two of the investigators. Using a memoing-process qualitative approach, major concepts, cross-cutting themes, and subthemes were established and ultimately developed a narrative. The project protocol was approved as not human subject research by the local institutional review board ...


Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh 2018 Marshall University

Effect Of A Brief Patient Communication Teaching On Both Attendee And Non-Attendee Family Medicine Residents., Dilip Nair, Adrienne Mays, Mohit Harsh

Marshall Journal of Medicine

Physician-patient communication skills are important for physicians to acquire. Teaching skills is thought to require attendance by learners but this is difficult in graduate medical education settings. We asked if an educational intervention on physician-patient communication was associated with a "spill-over" effect to non-attendees in the same family medicine residency program.

We surveyed residents regarding communicating instructions to patients before the intervention and one month later, regardless of their attendance. Residents’ assessment of their patients’ understanding increased significantly post-intervention only if non-attendees were included.

This pilot study suggests a beneficial “spill-over” effect to non-attendee residents that warrants further study.


Mirror, William Ciurylo 2018 UNECOM

Mirror, William Ciurylo

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Drowning & Undrowning, Jenna Wozer 2018 University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Drowning & Undrowning, Jenna Wozer

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Crazy Carry Cash Only, Breanna M. Glynn 2018 UNECOM

Crazy Carry Cash Only, Breanna M. Glynn

Akesis

Taken in the Back Bay of Boston on a sunny early spring morning. I wanted to remember the moment that this photo was taken. I remember I was so sick of winter (as I usually am), and it was a gorgeous sunny morning. I can still feel the sun on my back, making me almost (almost) warm enough to want to take off my fuzzy coat. The sun was shining on my partner and me as we walked hand and hand down the street. We stopped by an antique shop, as my partner is apt to do, and we happened ...


Mistakes, Kristina Carlson 2018 UNECOM

Mistakes, Kristina Carlson

Akesis

And I see myself reflected in all my mistakes.


Untitled, Laura Morin 2018 University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Untitled, Laura Morin

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Examine Yourself 5, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of College of Osteopathic Medicine

Examine Yourself 5, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

Reflection on the self, the career decision, the education process, and the appearance that comes with becoming a physician


Examine Yourself 4, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of Collage of Osteopathic Medicine

Examine Yourself 4, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Examine Yourself 3, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of Collage of Osteopathic Medicine

Examine Yourself 3, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Examine Yourself 2, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of Collage of Osteopathic Medicine

Examine Yourself 2, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Examine Yourself 1, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of Collage of Osteopathic Medicine

Examine Yourself 1, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

No abstract provided.


Data Saturation: The Mysterious Step In Grounded Theory Method, Khaldoun M. Aldiabat, Carole-Lynne Le Navenec 2018 University of New Brunswick

Data Saturation: The Mysterious Step In Grounded Theory Method, Khaldoun M. Aldiabat, Carole-Lynne Le Navenec

The Qualitative Report

The aim of this paper is to provide a discussion that is broad in both depth and breadth, about the concept of data saturation in Grounded Theory. It is expected that this knowledge will provide a helpful resource for (a) the novice researcher using a Grounded Theory approach, or for (b) graduate students currently enrolled in a qualitative research course, and for (c) instructors who teach or supervise qualitative research projects. The following topics are discussed in this paper: (1) definition of data saturation in Grounded Theory (GT); (2) factors pertaining to data saturation; (3) factors that hinder data saturation ...


Implementation Of A Low-Cost Unna Boot Alternative As Adjunctive Treatment For Kaposi Sarcoma, Alexander Robert Mills, Edith Tonui, Sonak Pastakia, Rakhi Karwa, Phelix Were 2018 Purdue University

Implementation Of A Low-Cost Unna Boot Alternative As Adjunctive Treatment For Kaposi Sarcoma, Alexander Robert Mills, Edith Tonui, Sonak Pastakia, Rakhi Karwa, Phelix Were

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships

There are 6 million people living with HIV; 70% reside in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Furthermore, 1.1 million deaths occur due to opportunistic infections (OIs) that can be minimized with antiretroviral therapy. In Kenya, Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is an especially debilitating OI that presents with dermatologic lesions; magnifying the stigma that patients with HIV face physically and psychosocially. Dermatology research is underway to determine the effectiveness of an unna boot (medicated, layered compression dressing) to speed the healing of these lesions with anecdotal success. Commercially available unna boot products are too expensive and not readily available in SSA. Clinicians from ...


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