Health Quest

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3/3/2021 Quest to design implants to treat macular degeneration leads research team to a discovery that connectivity is completed with a balancing act involving energy costs — ScienceDaily sortiwa.com in Health Quest to design implants to treat macular degeneration leads research team to a discovery that connectivity is completed with a balancing act involving energy costs — ScienceDaily by sortiwa 199 Views High-resolution imaging and 3D computer modeling show that the dendrites of neurons weave through space in a way that balances their need to connect to other neurons with the costs of doing so.The discovery, reported ...
3/2/2021 The Development and Effectiveness of a Care Protocol Using the Stevens Star Model of Knowledge Transformation in Female Patients With Stress Incontinence: An Experimental Study o-wm.com ... an outpatient clinical at a hospital in Turkey were prospectively enrolled in the intervention (n = 34) and control (n = 34) groups. After obtaining baseline demographic and health history information, participants completed the King’s Health Quest ionnaire, the Broome Pelvic Muscle Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale, a 3-day voiding diary, and a 1-hour pad test. The intervention group received an 8-week program of care according to the Star model ...
2/21/2021 Differential Efficacy of Guided Imagery Psychotherapy clinicaltrials.gov ... and Interventions Outcome Measures Eligibility Criteria Contacts and Locations More Information Primary Outcome Measures : Change in severity of depressive symptoms as measured by the PHQ-9 [ Time Frame: 6 months after starting treatment ] Patient Health Quest ionnaire 9 Item [range: 0-27]; improvement is indicated by lower scores Change in severity of depressive symptoms as measured by the PHQ-9 [ Time Frame: 48 months after starting treatment ] Patient Health Quest ionnaire 9 Item ...
2/20/2021 EDWARD DELBERT HICKS jcsentinel.com ... photographer. The change in vision he encountered became an opportunity to develop his skills with people and relieving their muscular pain through licensed massage therapy, working with his wife through the clinic they owned, Health Quest Medical Wellness Center, established in 2001.Physically/medically not able to continue meaningful, full time work, he took early retirement; but then he completed an Associate Degree from Northeast Alabama Community College and continued ...
2/18/2021 Associations between feelings/behaviors during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and depression/anxiety after lockdown in a sample of Chinese children and adolescents. Physicians Weekly ... among children and adolescents after COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.An online survey by cluster sampling was conducted after lockdown in 5175 Chinese children and adolescents with informed consents from their parents. The 9-item Patient Health Quest ionnaire and the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder scales with 10-point cutoff were used to measure depression and anxiety, separately. Stepwise logistic regression was conducted. Stata 15.1 Version was used.12.33% and 6.26% of ...
2/15/2021 Healthcare workers’ sleep and mood disturbances during COVID-19 outbreak in an Iranian referral center. Physicians Weekly ... and June 2020, while governmental restrictions were in place. The participants completed the forms including six separate parts: personal and occupational information, Insomnia Severity Index (ISI), Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7), Patient’s Health Quest ionnaire (PHQ-9), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), and COVID-like symptoms and Coronavirus RT-PCR status.Among the 372 HCW participants, 245 (66%) were women and mean age was 34.5 ± 7.1 years (age range 23 ...
2/12/2021 Psychiatric Symptoms Increased During the Pandemic psychiatryadvisor.com ... individuals (N=4909) aged 13 years or older living in the United States. They were recruited through Facebook and Instagram advertisements between April and July 2020. Participants were assessed by the 9-item Patient Health Quest ionnaire (PHQ-9), 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7), for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), for suicidal ideation and nonsuicidal self-injurious behavior, and grief.Participants had a mean age of 40.3 (±17.6) years, 80 ...
2/11/2021 Recognizing Adolescent Depression with Parent- and Youth-Report Screens in Pediatric Primary Care. thedoctorspost.com To compare the use of the parent-report Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC-17P) and youth-report Patient Health Quest ionnaire-9 Modified for Teens (PHQ-9M) in compliance with recent quality standards for adolescent depression screening.Parents of 5,411 pediatric outpatients (11.0-17.9-years-old) completed the PSC-17P which contains scales that assign categorical risk for overall (PSC-17P-OVR), internalizing (PSC-17P-INT), externalizing (PSC-17P-EXT), and attention (PSC ...
2/9/2021 Long-Term Outcomes of a Therapist-Supported, Smartphone-Based Intervention for Elevated Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety: Quasiexperimental, Pre-Postintervention Study ahip.org ... Methods: We assessed whether the previously reported, end-of-treatment improvements seen in the 102 adults with elevated symptoms of depression extended up to 12 months posttreatment for depression symptoms (measured by the Patient Health Quest ionnaire-9 [PHQ-9]) and up to 6 months posttreatment for anxiety symptoms (added to the intervention later and measured using the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 [GAD-7] scale). We used linear mixed effects models ...
1/29/2021 Dietary intake of branched-chain amino acids in relation to depression, anxiety and psychological distress biomedcentral.com ... isoleucine intake from all food items in the questionnaire. Psychological health was examined through the use of Iranian validated version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Psychological distress was assessed using General Health Quest ionnaire (GHQ). For depression and anxiety, scores of 8 or more on either subscale were considered as psychological disorders and scores of 0–7 were defined as “normal”. In terms of psychological distress, the ...
1/28/2021 Graduating from Medical School amid a Pandemic: A Study of Graduates’ Mental Health and Concerns hindawi.com ... study utilized an online survey that collected demographic data, scores on validated anxiety, and depression scales, as well as the graduates’ concerns. The Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item (GAD-7) and the Public Health Quest ionnaire 9-item (PHQ-9) scales were used. Cutoff scores for anxiety symptoms were (GAD-7 ≥ 8) and for depression (PHQ-9 ≥ 10). Out of 83 graduates, 55 completed the online ...
1/27/2021 Healthy Acadia and partners launch Health Quest Challenge ellsworthamerican.com ... with partnering organizations, aims to engage at least 300 community members with these free public health resources through a series of online “Health Quests.” The Challenge runs through April 15.Participants in the Health Quest will explore the Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health websites and report back what they have found. New Health Quest activities will be added to Healthy Acadia’s website (www. healthyacadia.org ) every ...
1/27/2021 Preoperative PHQ-9 Scores Predict Outcomes Post-ACDF Physicians Weekly Preoperative PHQ-9 Scores Predict Outcomes Post-ACDFJan 27, 2021 The goal of this examination was to decide whether there is a relationship between preoperative melancholy, as evaluated by Patient Health Quest ionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), and postoperative improvement in agony and inability after foremost cervical discectomy and combination (ACDF). Barely any investigations have evaluated misery indications in the preoperative period utilizing PHQ-9 and have followed persistent revealed results ...
1/26/2021 Inflammation predicts new onset of depression in men, but not in women within a prospective, representative community cohort Nature ... to new cases of depression and whether this association can be found in men and women. Longitudinal data of N ‚Äâ=‚Äâ10,357 adult participants with no evidence of depression at baseline (based on Patient Health Quest ionnaire (PHQ-9), lifetime diagnoses, and current antidepressant medication) were evaluated for depression 5 years later. Multivariate logistic regression models were used to predict the onset of depression based on C-reactive protein (CRP) and ...
1/21/2021 Health Quest Physical Therapy Owner Talks Pointing People in the Right Direction for Treatment civiccentertv.com Health Quest Physical Therapy Owner Talks Pointing People in the Right Direction for TreatmentHealth Quest Physical Therapy Owner and Director, Michael Pizzimenti, discusses how his practice points people in the right direction for proper physical treatment ...
1/21/2021 Health Quest Physical Therapy Owner Discusses Treatment During the Pandemic civiccentertv.com Health Quest Physical Therapy Owner Discusses Treatment During the PandemicHealth Quest Physical Therapy Owner and Director, Michael Pizzimenti, DPT, CSCS, talks about how physical therapy has been impacted by the pandemic, including what he sees in new and returning patients as a result of their exercise (or sedentary behaviors) while staying home ...
1/21/2021 Guided iCBT outperforms unguided counterpart in treating depression, according to JAMA paper MobiHealthNews ... people with depression may still benefit from the iCBT without therapeutic guidance, and optimizing treatment assignment would considerably expand treatment coverage worldwide," authors of the analysis wrote.TOP-LINE DATAResearchers used the Patient Health Quest ionnaire-9 (PHQ-) score, an assessment used for depression, as the main outcome and measure in the study. The aggregated data network meta-analyses found guided CBT more effective than unguided, with a mean difference ...
1/15/2021 Pick These 3 Low P/CF Stocks to Garner Superior Returns - January 15, 2021 - Zacks.com Zacks ... price of a stock relative to the amount of cash flow that the company is generating on a per share basis – the lower the number, the better.Price to Cash Flow Reveals Financial Health Quest ions may arise as to why we are considering the Price to Cash Flow valuation metric, when the most widely used metric is Price/Earnings (or P/E). Well, what makes P/CF stand out ...
1/14/2021 News Scan for Jan 13, 2021 umn.edu ... Occupational Medicine yesterday.Across June and July 2020, 709 ICU healthcare workers from nine ICUs voluntarily completed the 5-minute online survey. The researchers integrated components from the Generalized Anxiety Disorder scale, the Patient Health Quest ionnaire (for depression), the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) checklist for civilians, the AUDIT-C score to evaluate drinking habits, and the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (WEMWBS).Respondents' mental health problems included depression (43.3 ...
1/13/2021 Naltrexone-Bupropion Helps for Meth Addiction, But Not a Lot medpagetoday.com ... lower weekly methamphetamine craving score on the visual analog scale, the group wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine .Additionally, the treatment group had a modest 1% lower depression score on the Patient Health Quest ionnaire 9 scale and a 4% higher score on the Treatment Effectiveness Assessment, which specifically measures reduced substance use and improvements in lifestyle, health, and community and interpersonal interactions."The participants in our trial were ...