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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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ConclusionsThe increased research data and growing consumer awareness of the health benefits of kiwifruit provide logical motivation for their regular consumption as part of a balanced diet. Kiwifruit should be considered as part of a natural and effective dietary strategy to tackle some of the major health and wellness concerns around the world.
Source: European Journal of Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
AbstractPrevious work has documented associations between poverty and HIV. Understanding of these relationships at local levels could help target prevention efforts; however, HIV surveillance systems do not capture individual-level poverty measures. We utilized the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project methods to examine HIV rates by census tract poverty. HIV rates and rate ratios were computed by census tract poverty (  20.0% of individual below the federal poverty level) for all races and stratified by Black and White race using Poisson regression. We observed higher HIV rates in the highest poverty gradient c...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
AbstractHIV/AIDS-related research requires recruitment of representative samples of MSM; yet, we know little about the comparative yield, diversity and cost –benefit tradeoffs between different recruitment venues. We compared 11 recruitment venues used for nine HIV prevention-related focus groups with MSM in Metropolitan Detroit. Of the 64 participants, 24 were clients recruited via an HIV/AIDS-focused nonprofit, 20 from Grindr advertisements, 6 from university-student email lists, and 5 from flyers/palmcards. Significantly more African–American, low-income and HIV-positive participants were recruited via the n...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 February 2018 Source:Pathology - Research and Practice Author(s): Emily A. Goebel, Helen Ettler, Joanna C. Walsh Intradepartmental consultations (ICs) are important for quality assurance (QA) and ensuring diagnostic accuracy in surgical pathology. Few studies have reviewed pathologist factors that influence IC rates. Our study reviews IC data and factors that influence both formal (written) and informal (verbal) consultation practices among pathologists in academic and community hospital settings. Formal IC records from the academic hospital were collected and academic and community p...
Source: Pathology Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewIncreasing hepatitis C virus (HCV) cases over the past decade have raised concerns about subsequent increased cases in infants due to mother to child transmission (MTCT). Many are reminded of the early days of HIV and the rationale for using antiretroviral agents during pregnancy.Recent FindingsDirect-acting antivirals (DAAs) that are highly potent, all-oral, short-duration regimens that cure HCV have led many to consider what it would entail to use DAAs for pregnant women. Considering HIV and Hepatitis B virus (HBV) as two infections with MTCT to draw lessons from, DAA use to interrupt HCV MTCT co...
Source: Current HIV/AIDS Reports - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Authors: PMID: 29461123 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Renal Failure - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Ren Fail Source Type: research
Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Far from just another calendar observance, March 3 marks an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing care—and the services provided by audiologists. Next week will bring World Hearing Day, an especially relevant day for the profession of audiology. Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) designates March 3 as an international day of outreach on the subject of hearing care. This year’s theme is “Hear the Future.” We hope to make it easy for you to champion the cause using a new Digital Toolkit ASHA created for members. This year’s theme spotlights an anticipated rise in the number ...
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Press Releases - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Tags: Advocacy Audiology Hearing Assistive Technology hearing loss hearing protection Professional Development speech-language pathology Source Type: blogs
The more days that an adult living with HIV spends depressed, the greater the risk he or she will miss appointments for HIV primary care, experience HIV treatment failure, and/or die prematurely, according to astudy published today inJAMA Psychiatry.“Even modest increases in time spent depressed led to clinically meaningful upticks in negative outcomes,” lead author Brian Pence, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, toldPsychiatric News by email. “The implication [of these findings] is that regular depression screening and rapid, evidence-based depression treatment—by shortening...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Brian Pence Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems. CNICS depression HIV JAMA Psychiatry missed appointments PHQ-9 viral load Source Type: research
Findings based on assessment of the interactive iCanDecide tool
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news
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