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- Nancy E. Stone, Somatic Awareness and Daily Hassles in Women with Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Dissertation.Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death for women in the United States. Acute myocardial infarction carries a more negative prognosis for women than men. Women with AMI have both increased mortality and disability. All researchers who have documented a difference in delay times between men and women note that women delay longer in seeking treatment. In the case of an evolving AMI, women who delay in seeking medical attention will often place themselves outside the limits of reperfusion (...)No categories
- Rocco J. Perla, Lloyd P. Provost & Gareth J. Parry, Seven Propositions of the Science of Improvement: Exploring Foundations.CONTEXT: The phrase "Science of Improvement" or "Improvement Science" is commonly used today by a range of people and professions to mean different things, creating confusion to those trying to learn about improvement. In this article, we briefly define the concepts of improvement and science, and review the history of the consideration of "improvement" as a science. METHODS: We trace key concepts and ideas in improvement to their philosophical and theoretical foundation with a focus on Deming's System of Profound Knowledge. (...)No categories
- Rosemary T. Theroux, How to Bring Evidence Into Your Practice.
- Marsha Langer Ellison, E. Sally Rogers, Ken Sciarappa, Mikal Cohen & Rick Forbess, Characteristics of Mental Health Case Management: Results of a National Survey.In the last several years, state mental health authorities throughout the United States have assigned a high priority to the funding, development, and operation of case management programs. Although the concept of case management has been in existence for over a decade, there is still confusion regarding the definition of case management and the identification of alternative case management approaches. Recognizing this confusion, the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation undertook a comprehensive study to determine the state of case management practice today. (...)