Cultural adaptation of Quality Of Care Through The Patient's Eyes -QUOTE-HIV.

CONCLUSION: the Brazilian version of QUOTE-HIV has been adapted and validated in relation to its content. However, this is a study that precedes the process of evaluating the psychometric properties of the instrument, the results of which will be presented in a later publication. PMID: 29324944 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

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ConclusionA small proportion of ED patients discharged with nonspecific diagnoses of headache or back pain returned with a serious neurologic condition or inhospital death within 30 days.
Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
In this report, we make reference toseven participants diagnosed with HIV, who underwent naturopathy and yoga based lifestyle intervention (NYLI), for varying durations, at a sanatorium for PLWHA. The cases suggest that NYLI functions as an adjuvant therapy that complements standard care, improves adherence and promotes health-related outcomes in HIV affiliated clinical markers, such as haemoglobin, weight and CD4+ counts. However, further controlled trials are required to establish warranting evidence.
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractPurposePatient-reported outcome (PRO) data from clinical trials can promote valuable patient –clinician communication and aid the decision-making process regarding treatment options. Despite these benefits, both patients and doctors face challenges in interpreting PRO scores. The purpose of this study was to identify best practices for presenting PRO results expressed as proportions of pa tients with changes from baseline (improved/stable/worsened) for use in patient educational materials and decision aids.MethodsWe electronically surveyed adult cancer patients/survivors, oncology clinicians, and PRO research...
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
[Monitor] Kampala -Various existing laws criminalise people living with HIV/ Aids, according to a new report released in Kampala on Thursday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Temporary suspension of the ovaries and uterus during laparoscopic surgery aids the surgeon by optimizing visualization of different areas of the pelvis.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Video Caf é Source Type: research
Stigma around HIV and AIDS are sometimes prevalent in rural communities.
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
AbstractProgress in reducing HIV infections has been suboptimal despite availability of effective prevention and treatment interventions and national strategies to bring them to scale. As part of a community-driven process, we expanded previous epidemiologic models using updated surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to estimate quantitative parameters for ambitious but attainable national HIV prevention goals. We estimated new HIV infections could be reduced by up to 67% and prevalence could begin to decline by 2030 if 95% targets for diagnosis, care retention, and viral suppression are met ...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
High rates of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTI) resistance was a key consideration in the WHO policies transitioning first-line regimens to include integrase inhibitors (dolutegravir [DTG...
Source: AIDS Research and Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Short Report Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewClinical trials have found that PrEP is highly effective in reducing risk of HIV acquisition across types of exposure, gender, PrEP regimens, and dosing schemes. Evidence is urgently needed to inform scale-up of PrEP to meet the ambitious WHO/UNAIDS prevention target of 3,000,000 individuals on PrEP by 2020.Recent FindingsSuccessful models of delivering HIV services at scale evolved from years of formal research and programmatic evidence. These efforts produced lessons-learned relevant for scaling-up PrEP delivery, including the importance of streamlining laboratory tests, expanding prescription an...
Source: Current HIV/AIDS Reports - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
The 20-year partnership between GNC and Rite Aid will continue for at least three more years, according to a news release from the companies. The Pittsburgh-based health and wellness company GNC (NYSE:GNC) will continue to operate stores within Rite Aids through 2022, continuing a partnership that has been in place since 1998. There are approximately 2,200 GNC store-within-a-store locations around the country, including a majority of Ri te Aid's wellness stores. GNC has an additional 6,400 standalone…
Source: Health Care News Headlines - Category: Health Management Authors: Source Type: news
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