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#1Lucinda B. Leung (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 8
#2Danielle E. RoseH-Index: 13
Last. Susan L. StockdaleH-Index: 12
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BACKGROUND Mental health specialists and care managers facilitate comprehensive care provision within medical homes. Despite implementation challenges, mental health integration is thought to improve patient-centered primary care. OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship between primary care patient experience and mental health integration. RESEARCH DESIGN Cross-sectional surveys from 168 primary care clinicians (PCPs) (n = 226) matched with assigned patients' surveys (n = 1734) in one Veterans He...
Background: The Pay-for-performance (P4P) program of diabetes care has demonstrated successful outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, the effectiveness of this multidisciplinary care model for psychiatric patients has never been evaluated. The objective of this study is to examine the effectiveness of P4P program of diabetes for psychiatric patients with diabetes. Methods: This study utilized a retrospective cohort design to examine the effectiveness of P4P program of diabetes care ...
#1Andrzej KnapikH-Index: 8
Last. Anna BrzękH-Index: 7
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Background: Staying at home for long periods and limiting various types of activities and social contacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic may have negative consequences for health. This is especially true for people suffering from chronic diseases, in whom an appropriate level of activity and social contacts delay the progress of the disease. This group includes people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease—PD. Aim: It was decided to investigate the effect of COVID-19 isolation related to self-assessme...
#1Erin E. Sullivan (Harvard University)H-Index: 5
#2Kathleen Dwiel (Harvard University)H-Index: 1
Last. Katherine Gergen Barnett (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 4
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Abstract null null Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, studies demonstrated an alarming prevalence of burnout in primary care. In the midst of the pandemic, primary care clinician wellbeing deteriorated and burnout rates increased, yet many organizational efforts to reduce burnout were put on hold due to the urgency of the pandemic. In this article, we present the “Reducing Burnout Driver Diagram” as a tool that clinical leaders and policy makers can use to address and mitigate primary care clinicia...
Last. Hung-Yu Lin (Memorial Hospital of South Bend)H-Index: 3
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Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) accounting for the greatest number of total glaucoma cases. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation (MP-TSCPC) as a primary procedure in POAG during the COVID-19 pandemic. We retrospectively analyzed 60 eyes of 52 patients, who were diagnosed with mild-to-end-stage POAG without previous glaucoma surgery and received MP-TSCPC betw...
Introduction: Prompt diagnosis and initiation of treatment are essential in preventing long-term renal scarring. However, increasing antibiotic resistance may delay the initiation of appropriate therapy. Methodology: A retrospective chart review was performed for patients admitted to the pediatric department with urinary tract infection (UTI) diagnosis in a large tertiary care hospital in Al Baha, Saudi Arabia, from May 2017 to April 2018. The study included children of both sexes under the age ...
The benefits of medical devices are often multifaceted and may have an important impact on patients’ and relatives’ physical, mental and/or social well-being. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder and a continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring sensor can suggest increasing treatment satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to describe parents’ experiences during their daily lives and support needs when a child uses a Flash Glucose Monitoring system (FGM). Twenty parents (n = 3 men vs. n = 17 wom...
#1Mateusz WinderH-Index: 2
#2Aleksander OwczarekH-Index: 19
Last. Jan BaronH-Index: 9
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Since the 1990s, there has been a significant increase in the number of imaging examinations as well as a related increase in the healthcare expenditure and the exposure of the population to X-rays. This study aimed to analyze the workload trends in radiology during the last decade, including the impact of COVID-19 in a single university hospital in Poland and to identify possible solutions to the challenges that radiology could face in the future. We compared the annual amount of computed tomog...
Background: An estimated 75% of women will have one episode of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VCC) during their lifetime, and 40–50% of these will experience further episodes. The high incidence of vulvovaginal candidiasis, combined with the problems of azole resistance and toxicity, highlights the necessity for new strategies for the treatment of this condition. In this context, natural compounds represent promising alternatives. Methods: We enrolled, between January 2020 and April 2021, forty women...
Transfusion-transmitted malaria (TTM) is a rare occurrence with serious consequences for the recipient. In non-endemic areas, the incidence of transmission of malaria by transfusion is very low. We report a clinical case of transfusion-transmitted malaria due to Plasmodium malariae, which happened in a patient with acute hemorrhagic gastropathy. Case presentation: In April 2019, a 70-year-old Italian man with recurrent spiking fever for four days was diagnosed with a P. malariae infection, as co...
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