Consumer Adoption of Personal Health Record Systems: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Personal Health Records: Definitions, Benefits, and Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Adoption. Tandfonline. Evaluating the implementation of a personal health record for chronic primary and secondary care: a mixed methods approach. Log data analysis.
Making it work for me: beliefs about making a personal health record relevant and useable. We identified four themes in the data: making it work for me; I control my information; my concerns; and potential impact.
Each of the themes comprised three or four sub-themes which are displayed in Fig. 1. The themes and sub-themes are described below and illustrated with verbatim quotes from selected focus groups, chosen by the research team to be representative of the data. Thematic map of what people think about a personal health record Making it work for me This theme is about how a PHR could be developed to encourage people to actively engage with it.
How a Broken Medical System Killed Google Health. At the end of this year, Google Health will flatline.
The service couldn’t encourage many people to import or analyze their health data, and experts say its untimely death is, in many ways, an extension of U.S. health-care providers’ failure to share data across institutions, or make it easy for patients to obtain it. Google’s free online service lets people upload, store, analyze, and share their health information.
But there are hundreds of different health-care institutions in the U.S. that use different systems to record and store data, and many doctors don’t use electronic records at all, making the task of retrieving and updating data extremely difficult for the average person, says Isaac Kohane, who directs the informatics program at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and codirects Harvard Medical School’s Center for Biomedical Informatics. Kohane says it will be at least five years before data flows smoothly enough to make something like Google Health worthwhile. Seduced by screens: Kids need their parents and some experts advise fasting to reset the brain. Facebook.
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When the British Medical Journal asked the question in 2002, common qualities that resonated with its readers were compassion, understanding, empathy, honesty, competence, commitment and humanity. That was a time before Facebook, Google, Siri, AlphaGo and the rise of AI and algorithms to analyze complex medical data. But despite these impressive advances, in challenging times we still expect such profoundly human qualities in our health professionals. And in situations like end-of-life care, it is almost impossible to imagine compassionate service delivered in a hospice staffed by algorithms. Addicted to Trauma: A cycle we must break for the sake of this planet. As a panicking humanity runs from the fires it set off, it risks seeking refuge in the coping mechanisms and dictators who will validate its trauma and continue the cycle.
Trauma is a part of life. It is what shapes us. Some patients in vegetative states have functioning minds. Keeping them alive may amount to 'torture' Comparative Efficacy of Interventions for Aggressive and Agitated Behaviours in Dementia: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Clinical anxiety, cortisol and interleukin-6: Evidence for specificity in emotion–biology relationships. Inflammation: Causes, symptoms, and treatment. What Are Free Radicals? The body is under constant attack from oxidative stress.
Oxygen in the body splits into single atoms with unpaired electrons. Electrons like to be in pairs, so these atoms, called free radicals, scavenge the body to seek out other electrons so they can become a pair. This causes damage to cells, proteins and DNA. Free radicals are associated with human disease, including cancer, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and many others. Identifying facial phenotypes of genetic disorders using deep learning. Patients with suicidal thoughts can be included in depression clinical trials, FDA says. Statistically Significant Antidepressant-Placebo Differences on Subjective Symptom-Rating Scales Do Not Prove That the Drugs Work: Effect Size and Method Bias Matter!
Augmentation therapies for treatment-resistant depression: systematic review and meta-analysis. - PubMed - NCBI. One-third of US adults may unknowingly use medications that can cause depression: Polypharmacy on the rise. Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause more harm than good? Peter C Gøtzsche, professor, Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark, Allan H Young, professor of mood disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London, UK, John Crace, psychiatric patient and parliamentary sketch writer, Guardian, London, UK Correspondence to: P C Gøtzsche email@example.com, A H Young firstname.lastname@example.org.
NDA. - Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre. Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline for Deprescribing Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine In 2017 there were an estimated 413,000 Australians living with dementia.
People with dementia often have multiple health conditions, leading to prescribing of multiple medications. However, over time, these medications can cause harm from side effects, drug-drug or drug-disease interactions, and may no longer be beneficial. Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine are the classes of drugs that can show benefit in the treatment of symptoms of dementia. Antipsychotic Medication for Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neurotological Findings at a Health Unit for Adults with Cervicalgia. Johns Hopkins Medicine. What is occipital neuralgia?
Most feeling in the back and top of the head is transmitted to the brain by the two greater occipital nerves. There is one nerve on each side of the head. Emerging from between bones of the spine in the upper neck, the two greater occipital nerves make their way through muscles at the back of the head and into the scalp. They sometimes reach nearly as far forward as the forehead, but do not cover the face or the area near the ears; other nerves supply these regions. Chapter 21: Neuromuscular disorders. The nervous system can be considered a reflex arc designed for analyzing the environment through sensation and then modifying the environment through movement.
The neuromuscular component of the nervous system is made up of the first and the last components of this reflex. It consists of the first sensory element and the last motor element. Exploring the Mechanisms of Neuropathology in D620N VPS35 Knockin Mice. Parkinson’s disease-linked D620N VPS35 knockin mice manifest tau neuropathology and dopaminergic neurodegeneration. Most Adults Don't Need to Get Routine Boosters for Tetanus, New Research Shows. If you got your full suite of tetanus and diphtheria vaccines as a kid, good news: New research shows you likely don’t have to go back for any more of those injections as an adult.
A study comparing 31 nations showed that countries requiring tetanus and diphtheria booster shots had similar disease rates as those that didn’t. The finding, out in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, backs up the World Health Organization’s stance that adult boosters of these two vaccines aren’t necessary. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get shots for these vaccines every 10 years. Counting those who follow that directive, those adult booster shots cost the U.S. roughly a billion dollars every year — money that could be better spent on other vaccination or health care issues, says Mark Slifka, a co-author on the paper and vaccine researcher at Oregon Health & Science University. Incidence of Tetanus and Diphtheria in Relation to Adult Vaccination Schedules.
Society of Hospital Medicine. Ineffective care transition processes lead to: Adverse outcomes for patients, including medication errors, clinical progression of illness, lack of post-discharge follow up and avoidable emergency department visitsDecreased patient and staff satisfactionInappropriate use of resourcesFinancial penalties through reduction in reimbursement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other insurers SHM’s Center for Quality Improvement provides hospitals and care teams with comprehensive resources and implementation tools that enable hospitalists to improve and enhance their care transitions. Enhancing Care Transitions to Reduce Readmissions Reducing readmission rates through improved care transitions requires an evidence-based approach that incorporates adequate communication, optimized workflows and institutional commitment to improving patient outcomes. SHM has developed a suite of resources that may assist hospitals with: SHM's care transition tools help hospital teams to:
Adding a Diagnosis to Every Prescription - A Key to Stopping Polypharmacy. Is Medicine Overrated? For years I have ranted about the flaws of medicine, especially when it comes to mental illness and cancer. Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons in Health Care. Do clinicians want recommendations? A multicenter study comparing evidence summaries with and without GRADE recommendations. - PubMed - NCBI. Protect us from poor-quality medical research. Skip to Main Content Sign In Register Close Advanced Search Online ISSN 1460-2350 Print ISSN 0268-1161 Copyright © 2019 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Connect Resources Explore.
Why I don’t read medical literature. Congratulations. Your Study Went Nowhere. Your results may vary: the imprecision of medical measurements. Clinicians and patients need to interpret a multitude of medical measurements. EMF. Mad Med Mice, See how they ... Pandemic Problems.