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Appendix: Expand Wikipedia Stub On Supplier - Induced Demand, Robert D. Lieberthal, PhD, Juan Leon, PhD 2015 Thomas Jefferson University

Appendix: Expand Wikipedia Stub On Supplier - Induced Demand, Robert D. Lieberthal, Phd, Juan Leon, Phd

School of Population Health Faculty Papers

Appendix for article that has been accepted for Journal of Economic Education.


Investigation Of Low Back And Shoulder Demand During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: The Effect Of Different Compression-Ventilation Ratios, Richard Scott Dainty 2015 Wilfrid Laurier University

Investigation Of Low Back And Shoulder Demand During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: The Effect Of Different Compression-Ventilation Ratios, Richard Scott Dainty

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

Background: The current American Heart Association (AHA) standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is performed with a compression-ventilation ratio of 30:2 (standard CPR), meaning 30 compressions are applied to the chest followed by the administration of two breaths to the victim. Some evidence has shown that performing continuous chest compressions rather than standard CPR with breaks in chest compressions for administering breaths, may increase survival rates after cardiac arrest. Cont-CPR has been shown to be very fatiguing in nature, with a significant drop in chest compression force within the first two minutes of CPR. The purpose of this study was to ...


Secondary Mental Health Conditions Of Rural Adults With Disabilities, Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Bob Liston, Kevin Thorsen, Charles Asp, University of Montana Rural Institute 2014 University of Montana

Secondary Mental Health Conditions Of Rural Adults With Disabilities, Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Bob Liston, Kevin Thorsen, Charles Asp, University Of Montana Rural Institute

Health and Wellness

No abstract provided.


Psychiatric Symptoms Reported By A Population-Based Sample Of Rural Adults With Physical And Sensory Impairments, Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Charles Asp, Bob Liston, Kevin Thorsen, University of Montana Rural Institute 2014 University of Montana

Psychiatric Symptoms Reported By A Population-Based Sample Of Rural Adults With Physical And Sensory Impairments, Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Charles Asp, Bob Liston, Kevin Thorsen, University Of Montana Rural Institute

Health and Wellness

No abstract provided.


Cost Containment Through Disability Prevention: Preliminary Results Of A Health Promotion Workshop For People With Physical Disabilities, Tom Seekins Ph.D., Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Kay Norris Ph.D., Ann Szalda-Petree Ph.D., Quincy-Robyn Young, Glen White Ph.D., Ken Golden M.A., Juan Carlos Lopez M.A., Julie Steward, University of Montana Rural Institute 2014 University of Montana

Cost Containment Through Disability Prevention: Preliminary Results Of A Health Promotion Workshop For People With Physical Disabilities, Tom Seekins Ph.D., Craig Ravesloot Ph.D., Kay Norris Ph.D., Ann Szalda-Petree Ph.D., Quincy-Robyn Young, Glen White Ph.D., Ken Golden M.A., Juan Carlos Lopez M.A., Julie Steward, University Of Montana Rural Institute

Health and Wellness

The Disability Prevention Project at the University of Montana and the University of Kansas has developed and evaluated an eight week workshop and self-help manual that targets the prevention and management of secondary conditions among adults with spinal cord injuries. The preliminary results of this intervention are very encouraging.


Web-Based Comparative Patient-Reported Outcome Feedback To Support Quality Improvement And Comparative Effectiveness Research In Total Joint Replacement, Hua Zheng, Wenjun Li, Leslie Harrold, David C. Ayers, Patricia D. Franklin 2014 EDM Forum

Web-Based Comparative Patient-Reported Outcome Feedback To Support Quality Improvement And Comparative Effectiveness Research In Total Joint Replacement, Hua Zheng, Wenjun Li, Leslie Harrold, David C. Ayers, Patricia D. Franklin

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes)

Introduction: Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are rarely included in quality monitoring systems, surgeon comparative feedback reports, or registries. We present the design and implementation of a secure website in a federally funded research program—Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement (FORCE-TJR)—to return comparative PRO reports to participating surgeons, in addition to including traditional quality measures, in order to monitor and improve quality and health outcomes.

Methods: The surgeon-specific comparative PRO reports were designed and structured based on user input for content, data elements, integration, and display. Three questions are addressed regarding the knee and hip ...


A State And Territorial Survey Regarding Utilization Of Environmental Health Shelter Assessments During Disasters, And A Secondary Analysis Of Available Shelter Assessment Data, Miguel A. Cruz 2014 SelectedWorks

A State And Territorial Survey Regarding Utilization Of Environmental Health Shelter Assessments During Disasters, And A Secondary Analysis Of Available Shelter Assessment Data, Miguel A. Cruz

Miguel A. Cruz

Disasters are complex events characterized by damage to key infrastructure and population displacements into disaster shelters. Assessing the living environment in shelters during disasters is a crucial health security concern. Until now, jurisdictional knowledge and preparedness on those assessment methods, or types of deficiencies found in shelters is limited. A cross-sectional survey (STUSA survey) ascertained knowledge and preparedness for those assessments in all 50 states, DC, and 5 US territories. Descriptive analysis of overall knowledge and preparedness was performed. Fisher’s exact statistics analyzed differences between two groups: jurisdiction type and population size. Two logistic regression models analyzed earthquakes and ...


The Effect Of Chronic Sleep Deprivation On Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha And Bone Health In Peri-Menopausal Rats, Megan Robertson, Derek Booth, Erin Wainwright, Cody Arbuckle, Frank Frisch 2014 Chapman University

The Effect Of Chronic Sleep Deprivation On Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha And Bone Health In Peri-Menopausal Rats, Megan Robertson, Derek Booth, Erin Wainwright, Cody Arbuckle, Frank Frisch

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

Post-menopausal osteoporosis is a common syndrome in the United States. The cessation of estrogen signaling coupled with the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines from sleep deprivation leads to an even greater risk of post-menopausal osteoporosis by creating an imbalance between osteoblasts and osteoclasts. With estrogen no longer present to regulate the concentration of osteoclasts and pro-inflammatory cytokines increasing production of osteoclasts, bone is degraded at a faster rate than it is formed. One of the most common treatments for osteoporosis is Zolendronate (a nitrogenous bisphosphonate), which decreases the number of osteoclasts in bone. This preliminary study looked at the effects on ...


The Economics Of Implementing Population Health Strategies, Glen P. Mays 2014 University of Kentucky

The Economics Of Implementing Population Health Strategies, Glen P. Mays

Glen Mays

Successful strategies to scale up and spread complex community-level interventions require an understanding of the resources required for implementation, how best to distribute them among supporting institutions, and how resource consumption and distribution varies across settings. This session reviews methods and early findings from the RWJF’s Public Health Delivery and Cost Studies (DACS) Initiative, which includes 12 inter-related studies examining the causes and consequences of variation in the costs of delivering complex community-level prevention strategies across more than 300 community settings in 12 states. Findings from these studies highlight the value of studying the economics of implementation, the measurement ...


The Visit-Data Warehouse: Enabling Novel Secondary Use Of Health Information Exchange Data, William Fleischman, Tina Lowry, Jason Shapiro 2014 EDM Forum

The Visit-Data Warehouse: Enabling Novel Secondary Use Of Health Information Exchange Data, William Fleischman, Tina Lowry, Jason Shapiro

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes)

Introduction/Objectives: Health Information Exchange (HIE) efforts face challenges with data quality and performance, and this becomes especially problematic when data is leveraged for uses beyond primary clinical use. We describe a secondary data infrastructure focusing on patient-encounter, nonclinical data that was built on top of a functioning HIE platform to support novel secondary data uses and prevent potentially negative impacts these uses might have otherwise had on HIE system performance.

Background: HIE efforts have generally formed for the primary clinical use of individual clinical providers searching for data on individual patients under their care, but many secondary uses have ...


Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching Intervention For Women Seeking A More Physically Active Lifestyle, Andrea M. Goddard 2014 Western University

Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching Intervention For Women Seeking A More Physically Active Lifestyle, Andrea M. Goddard

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The purpose of this 12-week pre-post design pilot study was to assess the impact of Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active Life Coaching (MI-via-CALC) on exercise-specific self-efficacy, barrier-specific self-efficacy, self-esteem, and 12-week study duration engagement in physical activity (PA) for 25 women between the ages of 30 and 55 years. Participants were assessed quantitatively using the previously validated McAuley Exercise-Specific Self-Efficacy Scale (EXSE), McAuley Barrier-Specific Self-Efficacy Scale (BARSE), Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES), and International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-SF) at pre-, mid-, and post-intervention. Four one-way repeated measures ANOVAs were completed for each scale, and statistically significant differences in barrier-specific self-efficacy were detected ...


Culturally-Appropriate, Family- And Community-Based Physical Activity And Healthy Eating Intervention For African-American Middle School-Aged Girls: A Feasibility Pilot, Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, Alexis W. Adams-Wynn, Sofiya Alhassan, Melicia C. Whitt-Glover 2014 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Culturally-Appropriate, Family- And Community-Based Physical Activity And Healthy Eating Intervention For African-American Middle School-Aged Girls: A Feasibility Pilot, Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, Alexis W. Adams-Wynn, Sofiya Alhassan, Melicia C. Whitt-Glover

Journal of Adolescent and Family Health

This study tested the feasibility and acceptability of a physical activity, healthy eating, and social support intervention. Twelve African-American daughter-mother dyads (BMI percentile: daughters=92.6±12.79; BMI: mothers=38.8±5.81 kg/m2) met weekly during the 8-week Intensive Phase; throughout the 6-month Maintenance Phase, participants received monthly newsletters for 3 months and attended monthly face-to-face sessions for 3 months. Daughters and mothers reported positive feedback about intervention activities and educational curriculum. Post-intervention daughter survey results revealed positive trends towards increasing PA; increasing breakfast, water, and fruit/vegetable intake; and reducing sugar sweetened drink consumption. Mothers reported ...


Endometrial Cancer, Richard S. Pieters, Maryanne Bombaugh, Yuxin Liu, Gina Cunto-Amesty, Adib R. Karam, Elizabeth Kurian, Sarah Huges 2014 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Endometrial Cancer, Richard S. Pieters, Maryanne Bombaugh, Yuxin Liu, Gina Cunto-Amesty, Adib R. Karam, Elizabeth Kurian, Sarah Huges

Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist

This chapter in Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist is about cancers of the endometrium and uterus, including the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, genetic risk, histology, grading and type categorization, management, and prognosis.


Careers In Quality Panel, Joseph M. Montella, MD, MS, CPE (Moderator and Panel Speaker), Lawrence D. Ward, MD, MPH, FACP, Robert M. Dressler, MD, MBA, Marina V. Zeltser, MD, MBA 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Careers In Quality Panel, Joseph M. Montella, Md, Ms, Cpe (Moderator And Panel Speaker), Lawrence D. Ward, Md, Mph, Facp, Robert M. Dressler, Md, Mba, Marina V. Zeltser, Md, Mba

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


Engaging In Quality Panel, David B. Nash, MD, MBA (Moderator), Rebecca C. Jaffe, MD, Bracken Babula, MD, Martin Wegman, Maria Montano 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Engaging In Quality Panel, David B. Nash, Md, Mba (Moderator), Rebecca C. Jaffe, Md, Bracken Babula, Md, Martin Wegman, Maria Montano

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


Case Discussions: We Made The New York Times, James F. Pelegano, MD, MS 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Case Discussions: We Made The New York Times, James F. Pelegano, Md, Ms

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


Case Discussions: Post Event Debrief An Integral Part Of Our Patient Safety Culture, Kathleen McNicholas, MD, FACS, JD, LLM, CMQ 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Case Discussions: Post Event Debrief An Integral Part Of Our Patient Safety Culture, Kathleen Mcnicholas, Md, Facs, Jd, Llm, Cmq

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


Lunch And Small Group Discussions, Bracken P. Babula, MD, Samara Ginzburg, MD, Brian Glynn, BS, RRT, Rabecca C. Jaffe, MD, Jennifer Myers, MD, FHM, FACP, Elisabeth J.S. Kunkel, MD, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH, Mark Lyles, MD, MBA, FACMQ, Martin Wegman 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Lunch And Small Group Discussions, Bracken P. Babula, Md, Samara Ginzburg, Md, Brian Glynn, Bs, Rrt, Rabecca C. Jaffe, Md, Jennifer Myers, Md, Fhm, Facp, Elisabeth J.S. Kunkel, Md, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Phd, Mph, Mark Lyles, Md, Mba, Facmq, Martin Wegman

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


The Team Approach: A Conversation With Acmq Vice President, Mark Lyles, MD, MBA, FACMQ 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

The Team Approach: A Conversation With Acmq Vice President, Mark Lyles, Md, Mba, Facmq

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


Quality And Safety In The Urban Environment, Susan L. Freeman, MD, MS, FACPE, FACE 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Quality And Safety In The Urban Environment, Susan L. Freeman, Md, Ms, Facpe, Face

Future Leaders in Quality and Safety

No abstract provided.


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