A number of techniques can assist the physician with the growing number of recommended screening tests. An appropriately configured electronic health record can provide reminder systems that make it easier for physicians to track and meet guidelines. Some systems provide patients with secure access to their medical records, providing an additional means to enhance adherence to routine screening. Systems that provide nurses and other staff with standing orders are effective for smoking prevention and immunizations.
The Forum on Emerging Infections was created by the Institute of Medicine
(IOM) in 1996 in response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The purpose of
the Forum is to provide structured opportunities for leaders from government,
academia, and industry to meet and examine issues of shared concern regarding
research, prevention, detection, and management of emerging or reemerging
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Comparative genomics of the pathogenic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, its free-living relatives and a host species provide insights into adoption of a parasitic lifestyle and prospects for disease control...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về hóa học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học đề tài : Psychometric properties of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality of Life (CDC HRQOL) items in adults with arthritis
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Early combination disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy and tight disease control improve long-term radiologic outcome in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: the 11-year results of the Finnish Rheumatoid Arthritis Combination Therapy trial...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về bệnh thú y được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành thú y đề tài: A Serological Survey of Ruminant Livestock in Kazakhstan During Post-Soviet Transitions in Farming and Disease Control...
This volume brings together five chapters from Disease
Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition (DCP2
Jamison and others 2006). These chapters cover mental disorders,
neurological disorders, learning and developmental
disabilities, and alcohol and illicit opiate abuse. The purpose
of this special package is similar to the overall objective of the
parent volume - to provide information on cost-effectiveness
of interventions for these specific groups of disorders.
Use of Fungi for Insect Control
- Issues, Developments & Research Needs
• Classification • Pathogenesis • Why fungi as BCA’s? • Commercialization
• Registration • Some examples • Research
Agriculture and Agriculture et Agri-Food Canada Agroalimentaire Canada
Pest and disease management continues to be an important challenge to the
agricultural community. Confronted with the shifts in pest pressure and the rise in
new pest and crop problems, coupled with public concern over pesticide use and
more stringent environmental regulations, today’s crop producer must exhibit good
stewardship and stay current with new technologies in order to produce high-quality
crops in a profitable manner.
In a Global scenario, economically progressive nations have developed medical
sciences. But still it lacks precise information during the enhancement of potent drugs
to combat ailment, which is the legacy of the organisms that generate diseases. Rising
countries had long been perceived the threat, which at times, down the lane has been
the major factor for magnanimous economic disaster and human poverty. Lot of
resources was put into force by the world community to abscond the microbial fauna
and genetically inherited diseases to contain them within the safe limits.
This book is part of the Green Chemistry series published by the Royal Society
of Chemistry, and is designed to provide a modern overview of the current
status of insecticides. We present the current approaches for insect pest control
as green alternatives to classical agrochemicals, which should be of interest to a
vast group of researchers: agrochemists, biochemists, chemists, toxicologists,
etc. Throughout the book, the diﬀerent approaches to pest control which
involve ‘‘greener chemicals’’ in particular are emphasized.
From HIV to influenza, the battle between infectious agents and the immune system is at the heart of disease. Knowledge of how and why parasites vary to escape recognition by the immune system is central to vaccine design, the control of epidemics, and our fundamental understanding of parasite ecology and evolution. As the first comprehensive synthesis of parasite variation at the molecular, population, and evolutionary levels, this book is essential reading for students and researchers throughout biology and biomedicine....
AIDS was first recognized in the United States in the summer of 1981, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the unexplained occurrence of Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly P. carinii) pneumonia in five previously healthy homosexual men in Los Angeles and of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) with or without P. jiroveci pneumonia in 26 previously healthy homosexual men in New York and Los Angeles. Within months, the disease became recognized in male and female injection drug users (IDUs) and soon thereafter in recipients of blood transfusions and in hemophiliacs.
Screening is performed earlier and more frequently when there is a strong
family history. Randomized, controlled trials have documented that fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) confers a 15 to 30% reduction in colon cancer mortality. Although randomized trials have not been performed for sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, well-designed case-control studies suggest similar or greater efficacy relative to FOBT.
In the future, Pap smear frequency may be influenced by HPV testing and
the HPV vaccine.
Lack of knowledge and understanding at the scientific, extension and farmer levels is the primary limitation to the effective management of Phytophthora diseases in Vietnam. The objectives of this project are to extend sustainable and effective disease control and management recommendations to a range of horticultural crops throughout Vietnam to reduce crop losses due to Phytophthora and to improve farmer incomes.
Aquaculture is a modality of food production that has been experiencing continuous
expansion in many countries worldwide. This expansion brings the challenge of
developing reliable tools for disease control, to assure high productivity of healthy
seafood. The increase of farmed fish production raises the issue of achieving a
sustainable and environmental friendly aquaculture. The adoption of best
management practices in the whole production chain, based on “state of the art”
scientific knowledge, is the key for sustainable health management.
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Days Measures – Population tracking of perceived physical and mental health over time
David G Moriarty*, Mathew M Zack and Rosemarie Kobau
Address: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA Email: David G Moriarty* - DMoriarty@cdc.gov; Mathew M Zack - MZack@cdc.
Humidity promotes the
growth of moulds
The majority of the health effects linked to dampness and moisture
of buildings are those of the respiratory system. They range from
irritation of mucous membranes, respiratory symptoms, and
infections to diseases such as asthma and allergy. However , it is still
not known precisely how dampness leads to these symptoms and
which are the main substances responsible.
Humidity problems in buildings may originate from leaks,
condensation, or the ground.
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) estimated that between 1985 and 1996 463
children 14 and younger were killed in alcohol-related car crashes. Sixty-four percent of these
children were killed in the hands of their guardians; they were passengers in the impaired driver’s
vehicle. More than 16,000 other children were injured. Unfortunately, the situation is worsening.