lunes, 30 de abril de 2012

Articles of Interest: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

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Articles of Interest

Articles of Interest is a weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters. It includes:
  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.


Date Top Item
4/13/12 Maternal Perceptions of Help from Home Visits by Nurse-community Health Worker Teams
4/6/12 Cardiovascular Disease and Risk in Primary Care Settings in the United States
3/30/12 Accuracy of Parental Report and Electronic Health Record Documentation as Measures of Diet and Physical Activity Counseling
3/23/12 Potentially Harmful Drug-drug Interactions in the Elderly: a Review
3/16/12 Predictors of Blood Pressure Control among Hypertensives in Community Health Centers
3/9/12 Comparing Different Measures of Retention in Outpatient HIV Care
3/2/12 Survival after Acute Myocardial Infarction (SAMI) Study: the Design and Implementation of a Positive Deviance Study
2/24/12 Early Evaluations of the Medical Home: Building on a Promising Start
2/17/12 Provider-patient Adherence Dialogue in HIV Care: Results of a Multisite Study
2/10/12 Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior with Antidepressant Treatment: Reanalysis of the Randomized Placebo-controlled Studies of Fluoxetine and Venlafaxine
2/3/12 Diabetes Data Group vs Carpenter-Coustan Criteria to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes
1/27/12 Prediction Is Very Hard, Especially about the Future
1/20/12 A Successful, Voluntary, Multicomponent Statewide Effort To Reduce Health Care-Associated Infections
1/13/12 Effects of Standardized Outreach for Patients Refusing Preventive Services: a Quasiexperimental Quality Improvement Study
1/6/12 Strategies for Strengthening the Evidence Base for Employee Health Promotion Programs
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Date Top Item
12/30/11 Comparing National Institutes of Health Funding of Emergency Medicine to Four Medical Specialties
12/23/11 Health Information Systems in Small Practices
12/16/11 Lower mortality in Sepsis Patients Admitted through the ED vs Direct Admission
12/9/11 Nystagmus Assessments Documented by Emergency Physicians in Acute Dizziness Presentations: a Target for Decision Support?
12/2/11 To Report or To Not Report: Examination of the Initial Primary Care Management of Suspicious Childhood Injuries
11/25/11 Variations in Ambulance Use in the United States: the Role of Health Insurance
11/18/11 Professional Challenges of Non-U.S.-born International Medical Graduates and Recommendations for Support during Residency Training
11/11/11 How to Get the Best Value for Your Health Insurance Plans: Do Homework during Open Enrollment to Save Money
11/4/11 Comparison of Different Approaches to Confounding Adjustment in a Study on the Association of Antipsychotic Medication with Mortality in Older Nursing Home Patients
10/28/11 Which Treatments Work Best for You? Information Helps with Right Care, Treatment Decisions
10/21/11 Interventions to Reduce 30-day Rehospitalization: A Systematic Review
10/14/11 A National Collaborative for Reducing Health Care-associated Infections: Current Initiatives, Challenges, and Opportunities
10/7/11 Patient-centered Integrated Networks of Emergency Care: Consensus-based Recommendations and Future Research Priorities
9/30/11 Quality Measurement of Medication Monitoring in the "Meaningful Use" Era
9/23/11 Quality of Care for Gastrointestinal Conditions: A Primer for Gastroenterologists
9/16/11 Eradicating Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections Statewide: The Hawaii Experience
9/9/11 Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV Infection Are at High Risk for Depression and Poor Linkage to Care: Results from the Steps Study
9/2/11 The Utility of the Integrated Design of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey to Inform Mortality Related Studies
8/26/11 Scaling Up Circumcision Programs in Southern Africa: The Potential Impact of Gender Disparities and Changes in Condom Use Behaviors on Heterosexual HIV Transmission
8/19/11 HIV Treatment Adherence, Drug Resistance, Virologic Failure: Evolving Concepts
8/12/11 Off-label Drug Use and Promotion: Balancing Public Health Goals and Commercial Speech
8/5/11 Characterizing and Fostering Charity Care in the Surgeon Workforce
7/29/11 Annual Report on Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States: Focus on Trends in Hospital Use and Quality
7/15/11 A Resident-led Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Obesity Screening
7/8/11 Resource Burden at Children's Hospitals Experiencing Surge Volumes During the Spring H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
7/1/11 Hospital-reported Data on the Pneumonia Quality Measure ‘Time to First Antibiotic Dose" are not Associated with Inpatient Mortality: Results of a Nationwide Cross-sectional Analysis
6/24/11 Research Priorities for Palliative and End-of-life Care in the Emergency Setting
6/17/11 A National Collaborative for Reducing Health Care-associated Infections: Current Initiatives, Challenges, and Opportunities
6/10/11 Annual Report on Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States: Focus on Trends in Hospital Use and Quality
6/3/11 Academic Health Centers and Comparative Effectiveness Research: Baggage, Buckets, Basics, and Bottles
5/27/11 Making the Right Thing the Easy Thing To Do
5/20/11 Advancing the Science of Patient Safety
5/13/11 Impact of NRTIs on Lipid Levels among a Large HIV-infected Cohort Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Clinical Care
5/6/11 Public Health Insurance in Oregon: Underenrollment of Eligible Children and Parental Confusion about Children's Enrollment Status
4/22/11 Leveraging Certified Nursing Assistant Documentation and Knowledge To Improve Clinical Decision Making: the On-time Quality Improvement Program To Prevent Pressure Ulcers
4/15/11 Screening Mammography Use in Medicare Beneficiaries Reflects 4-year Mortality Risk
4/8/11 Lower Mortality in Sepsis Patients Admitted Through the ED vs Direct Admission
4/1/11 Hepatic Steatosis Associated with Increased Central Body Fat by Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry and Uncontrolled HIV in HIV/Hepatitis C Co-infected Persons
3/25/11 Health Information Technology: Turning the Patient-centered Medical Home from Concept to Reality
3/18/11 Code Status Discussions at Hospital Admission Are Not Associated with Patient and Surrogate Satisfaction with Hospital Care: Results from the Multicenter Hospitalist Study
3/11/11 Trends in Comorbidity, Disability, and Polypharmacy in Heart Failure
3/4/11 Decreased Antibiotic Utilization after Implementation of a Guideline for Inpatient Cellulitis and Cutaneous Abscess
2/25/11 The Effect of Triage Diagnostic Standing Orders on Emergency Department Treatment Time
2/18/11 Learn the Signs and Treatments for Heart Disease
2/11/11 Associations between Minimum Wage Policy and Access to Health Care: Evidence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1996-2007
2/4/11 Effects of Documentation-based Decision Support on Chronic Disease Management
1/28/11 Quality of Care for Acute Myocardial Infarction in 58 U.S. Emergency Departments
1/21/11 Culturally Appropriate Storytelling To Improve Blood Pressure: A Randomized Trial
1/14/11 Perioperative Pulmonary Outcomes in Patients with Sleep Apnea after Noncardiac Surgery
1/7/11 Clostridium difficile Infection in Hospitalized Children in the United States      

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