Health-related quality of life of adolescent students
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced a good HRQoL. However, results show significant differences in the perception of each HRQoL realm between subgroups. Private school adolescents had better HRQoL compared to public schools in all Kidscreen-27 realms. Older adolescents, those from pub lic school and those with lower ownership of assets had lower HRQoL values in most realms, particularly in the ‘ Autonomy and Relationship with Parents ’ realm. Disclosure of the differentiated profile of HRQoL among adolescents is the first step towards developing action strategies in the school environment that prioritize the most vulnerable groups.
CLEVELAND - Two healthcare organizations are coming together to form a joint venture that will expand the boundaries of care through telehealth. Cleveland Clinic and American Well announced the joint venture named The Clinic, during the first day of the 2019 Medical Innovation Summit (MIS). Cleveland Clinic will offer up its expertise in virtual care and Boston-based American Well will contribute its digital health technology platform. The two companies are focused on leading the industry toward integrated, digital care delivery models that complement and are connected to traditional care settings. Executives from the orga...
CONCLUSIONS In a summary, by inhibiting the STAT3 activation, esculetin shows potential anticancer effects against the laryngeal cancer. PMID: 31630150 [PubMed - in process]
Is switching to this dual regimen an effective strategy for older HIV patients with toxicity concerns or comorbidities?HIV Medicine
Introduction:Prehospital pediatric endotracheal intubation has lower first-pass success rates compared to adult intubations and in general may not offer a survival benefit. Increasingly, emergency medical services (EMS) systems are deploying prehospital extraglottic airways (EGA) for primary pediatric airway management, yet little is known about their efficacy. We evaluated the impact of a pediatric prehospital airway management protocol change, inclusive of EGAs, on airway management and patient outcomes in children in cardiac arrest or respiratory failure.Methods: Using data from a large, metropolitan, fire-based EMS ser...
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CONCLUSIONS: Despite the slight increases in the 10-year observation period a stable trend cannot be assumed. However, this study might be useful as baseline for other studies on SDM implementation. PMID: 31629688 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has pledged $12 million to the Global Fund to tackle HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
CONCLUSION: Ultrastructural changes in rat liver tissue in conditions of obstructive jaundice may be reversible after restoration of drainage. On the other hand, ultrastructural changes in renal tissue in cases of prolonged jaundice are irreversible even if the internal drainage is restored. KEY WORDS: Bile Duct, Liver, Kidney, Obstructive Jaundice. PMID: 31630139 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Pierret T, Briault A, Reymond E, Benet J, Arbib F, Pison C PMID: 31629604 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]