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Medication Regimen Complexity in Kidney and Liver Transplant Recipients

Przytula Kamila, Samuel G. Smith, Rachel Patzer, Michael S. Wolf, Serper Marina
2014 Transplantation  
Acknowledgments Funding acknowledgement: Project was funded by Award Number T32DK077662 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.  ...  The Medication Regimen Complexity Index (MRCI) is a validated tool to quantify medication complexity beyond the number of drugs a patient is taking [4] .  ...  Medication regimen complexity is one of the major determinants of medication non-adherence in the general chronic disease population [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1097/tp.0000000000000403 pmid:25285955 pmcid:PMC4187107 fatcat:z3s4rygnfbeqxo5jmfobacmepu

APPENDIX – Supplemental material for Are Clinical Outcomes Associated With Medication Regimen Complexity? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Vanessa Alves-Conceição, Kérilin Stancine Santos Rocha, Fernanda Vilanova Nascimento Silva, Rafaella De Oliveira Santos Silva, Sabrina Cerqueira-Santos, Marco Antônio Prado Nunes, Paulo Ricardo Saquete Martins-Filho, Daniel Tenório Da Silva, Divaldo Pereira De Lyra
2019 Figshare  
Supplemental material, APPENDIX for Are Clinical Outcomes Associated With Medication Regimen Complexity?  ...  Nascimento Silva, Rafaella de Oliveira Santos Silva, Sabrina Cerqueira-Santos, Marco Antônio Prado Nunes, Paulo Ricardo Saquete Martins-Filho, Daniel Tenório da Silva and Divaldo Pereira de Lyra in Annals of  ...  Bryant et al., 2016 Evaluating Patient-Level Medication Regimen Complexity Over Time in Heart Transplant Recipients The Annals of Pharmacotherapy It did not evaluate health outcomes, just quantified  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.10304255 fatcat:km2ymoj7w5axpdlrso33zohtsm

Automating the Classification of Complexity of Medical Decision-Making in Patient-Provider Messaging in a Patient Portal

Lina Sulieman, Jamie R. Robinson, Gretchen P. Jackson
2020 Journal of Surgical Research  
Medical needs contain requests for delivery of care (e.g. reporting new symptoms). Automating the classification of medical decision complexity in portal messages has not been investigated.  ...  This study is one of the first to attempt to classify patient portal messages by whether they involve medical decision-making and the complexity of that decision-making.  ...  taxonomy as well as the complexity of medical decision of the exchange.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.039 pmid:32570124 pmcid:PMC7303623 fatcat:xbsx54lntzb5tcwfrqvdy5evy4

The art of evaluating the impact of medical science

Liz Allen
2010 Bulletin of the World Health Organization  
Complex systems that provide no insight into overall strategic direction, and seek to quantify what may essentially not be quantifiable, can quickly become expensive distractions.  ...  The medical research community has long considered research to be vital to the health and wealth of societies, supporting the view attributed to Mary Lasker, American philanthropist and ardent campaigner  ... 
doi:10.2471/blt.09.074823 pmid:20428343 pmcid:PMC2802443 fatcat:lfarwgxm3jfi3duhgttvmqrpny

Page 50 of Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Vol. 4, Issue 1 [page]

1998 Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association  
The chief disadvantage of the rating The use of rating instruments helps differentiate the extent of depression from the negative symptom complex. maintenance medication.  ...  The thrust of research today is both to evaluate changes in brain structures related to medications and to corre- late regional brain activity with clinical presentation.  ... 

Glaucoma Medication Adherence

Kelly W. Muir
2011 Archives of Ophthalmology  
In this editorial, we have attempted to construct a framework for the components of medication adherence and review the metrics available for quantifying adherence.  ...  Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide 1,2 and the number of Americans with glaucoma is expected to increase by 50% in the next 15 years. 3 Multiple clinical trials have shown  ...  Acknowledgments Funding/Support: Dr Muir receives salary support from National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute grant 5K12 EY016333-05.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2010.351 pmid:21320975 pmcid:PMC3721728 fatcat:pi2pixkv4bcyxhmisl7yjnvoxi

Applications of dynamical complexity theory in traditional Chinese medicine

Yan Ma, Shuchen Sun, Chung-Kang Peng
2014 Frontiers of Medicine  
Methods that can quantify the dynamics of complex integrative systems may bring new insights and utilities about the clinical practice and evaluation of efficacy of TCM.  ...  This difficulty arises from the fact that TCM views human body as a complex dynamical system, and focuses on the balance of the human body, both internally and with its external environment.  ...  This can be applied in clinical practice or medical research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11684-014-0367-6 pmid:25204292 fatcat:4fzljd7u2vfpbb46oieqbdtqiq

Medical Student Contributions In The Workplace: Can We Put a Value on Priceless?

J. M. Ehrenfeld, W. Anderson Spickard, W. B. Cutrer
2016 Journal of medical systems  
Second, in a complex team setting, understanding the unique contributions of a single team member is difficult and in some cases impossible.  ...  In order to move our collective understanding of this problem forward, we propose that a series of research projects be undertaken.  ...  Second, in a complex team setting, understanding the unique contributions of a single team member is difficult and in some cases impossible.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10916-016-0494-5 pmid:27079577 fatcat:fuwggij2ajaexe4koosknnp6nm

The development of an HIV-specific complexity rating scale

SM Bulsara, K Begley, DE Smith, DJ Chan, V Furner, KV Coote, RM Hennessy, DM Alperstein, A Price, M Smith, A Wyson, H Wand
2019 International Journal of STD and AIDS  
This study sought to quantify clinician assessment of the level of clinical complexity, through the development of a rating scale for people living with HIV (PLHIV), to improve client care through an interdisciplinary  ...  The final model accurately predicted 85% of complex clients, with a sensitivity of 80% and specificity of 91%. This study developed an HIV-specific clinician-rated complexity scale.  ...  Funding The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This study was partially supported by an unrestricted research  ... 
doi:10.1177/0956462419868359 pmid:31566095 pmcid:PMC6886116 fatcat:6nia6dooyneh7mw4wrz3x3m2wq

General practice registrars - attitudes of older patients

Andrew Bonney, Sandra C Jones, Lyn Phillipson, Don Iverson
2010 Australian Family Physician  
Previous research indicates that older patients may be less willing to consult general practice registrars (GPRs), reducing training opportunities in chronic/complex care.  ...  Twenty-four percent were comfortable with GPR chronic/complex care, increasing to 73% when there was contact with their usual GP during the consultation.  ...  Acknowledgment this study was funded by the centre for health initiatives, univeristy of Wollongong, new south Wales. the authors would like to thank the participating practices and patients; the research  ... 
pmid:20628682 fatcat:jwoe7kd5uvdebbfnvsvyyfvp5e

Medical student attitudes towards older people: a critical review of quantitative measures

Mark A. G. Wilson, Susan Kurrle, Ian Wilson
2018 BMC Research Notes  
A reliable and valid instrument with which to quantify modern medical student attitudes towards older people has not yet been developed. Adaptation of the ASD for contemporary usage is recommended.  ...  The two objectives for this paper are: (1) From the literature, to critically review instruments of measure for medical student attitudes towards older people, and (2) To recommend the most appropriate  ...  Attitudes are complex, multi-dimensional and challenging to accurately quantify in medical education research.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13104-018-3186-z pmid:29361969 pmcid:PMC5781287 fatcat:2v52zk2wazcnhjecz62z6rzfca

Quality of Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Role of Comorbidity Interrelatedness

Donna M. Zulman, Steven M. Asch, Susana B. Martins, Eve A. Kerr, Brian B. Hoffman, Mary K. Goldstein
2013 Journal of general internal medicine  
Definitions of multimorbidity in clinical care and research have evolved over time, initially focusing on a patient's number of comorbidities and the associated magnitude of required care processes, and  ...  We discuss how this comorbidity interrelatedness influences the value of existing quality guidelines and performance metrics, and describe opportunities to quantify this construct using data widely available  ...  At this time, however, the EHR is the official system of record and remains the best option for developing tools that quantify patient complexity in various domains.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-013-2616-9 pmid:24081443 pmcid:PMC3930789 fatcat:mjm7qc3qzbakbmww6kua2ubxye

4294 Patient Matching Errors and Associated Safety Events

Melody Lynn Greer
2020 Journal of Clinical and Translational Science  
Not all safety events are reported so we will perform full chart review of a filtered list of medical records that have a higher likelihood of safety events.  ...  The following project will examine patient matching errors and quantify their association with safety. METHODS/STUDY POPULATION: EHR systems perform matching out-of-the-box with unknown quality.  ...  RESULTS/ANTICIPATED RESULTS: The team's research demonstrated that accuracy, cost effectiveness, and ease of use would be critical to the successful adoption of the tool.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cts.2020.160 fatcat:4qaonft2ajg65l2lqbtkxxsgxe

Visual search in medical images: a new methodology to quantify saliency

Jannick P. Rolland, Keith E. Muller, Christopher S. Helvig, Harold L. Kundel
1995 Medical Imaging 1995: Image Perception  
as geometry and context contribute to saliency in a more complex fashion; 2. whether the contribution of geometry and background complexity to saliency can be quantified.  ...  The quantification of object saliency in 2D greyscale images is of primary importance in medical imaging.  ...  INTRODUCTION One of the challenges of assessing image quality for medical images stems from the complexity of the task to be performed and the complexity of the images involved.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.206851 fatcat:xlladqvmlbf5njd2ljzdws3tfe

Complex consultations in primary care: a tool for assessing the range of health problems and issues addressed in general practice consultations

Sunita Procter, Kate Stewart, David Reeves, Leah Bowen, Sarah Purdy, Matthew Ridd, Chris Salisbury
2014 BMC Family Practice  
The tool has subsequently been used to analyse 229 consultations. Conclusion: The iterative approach to development of the tool reflected the complexity of doctor-patient interactions.  ...  However there is a paucity of reliable tools and techniques to understand and quantify this phenomenon.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Peter Bower, Tom Blakeman and Jose M. Valderas  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-105 pmid:24885298 pmcid:PMC4046503 fatcat:5b2oz3rdx5cvdeoihhxkraczjm
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