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  • QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF REFERRALS TO DIABETES EDUCATION 

    Ghette, Valeriya (2019-12-12)
    Diabetes is a nationwide health concern and the seventh leading cause of death in the Unites States. The disease and its complications negatively impact the health of the patients and increase health care costs. As a chronic ...
  • Provider Prompting to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 

    Perry, Jennifer (2019-12-04)
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is recommended for average risk adults aged 50 to 75 years. Healthy People 2020 objectives include reducing new cancer cases and the illness, disability, and deaths secondary to cancer. ...
  • Hypertension Treatment Adherence with 3-D Models 

    Minter, Susan (2019-12-04)
    Hypertension treatment adherence is a significant issue in the United States. Almost half of patients with diagnosed hypertension are non-adherent with medications and/or diet and appointment keeping with their provider. ...
  • Standardized Postpartum Depression Screening of NICU Mothers 

    Tucceri, Clive (2019-12-04)
    The purpose of this QI project was to determine the feasibility of instituting a standardized postpartum depression screening guideline in the NICU. A draft guideline was developed that instructed medical providers to ...
  • Administrative Changes to Decrease Patient Absenteeism: A Quality Improvement Project 

    Canipe, Stephanie (2019-11-22)
    Patient no-shows are individuals who fail to attend outpatient medical appointments without notification. This detrimental behavior leads to poor health outcomes, decrease in access to care, and financial losses. A ...
  • Methods and devices for treating stuttering problems 

    Stuart, Andrew; Kalinowski, Joseph (2000-12-18)
    Methods, devices, and computer program products display visual choral speech to a patient who stutters or has a speech impediment or impairment as a visual stimulus for the patient to enhance the fluency of the patient. ...
  • Apparatus and method for measuring physiological characteristics of an intact trachea in vitro 

    Fedan, Jeffrey; Van Scott, Michael (2011-03-15)
    Apparatus and methods for measuring smooth muscles responses (relaxation and contraction), transepithelial potential difference, and/or transepithelial impedance of an intact trachea in vitro. In particular embodiments, ...
  • Method for nerve growth induction 

    DeVanzo, John; Paul, Joseph (1993-03-16)
    A composition comprising nerve growth factor and 2-amino-1,1,3-tricyano-1-propene useful for the induction, stimulation, and maintenance of nerve growth, and methods of potentiating choline O-acetyltransferase and tyrosine ...
  • Attenuated viruses and method of making the same 

    Nyce, Jonathan W. (1996-04-18)
    Disclosed are attenuated viruses, not naturally occurring, that contain one or more additional methylation sites in the genome of the virus compared to the corresponding wild-type virus. Preferably, the methylation sites ...
  • Methods of using carnosinol and analogs thereof 

    Anderson, Ethan; Katunga, Lalage; Aldini, Giancarlo (2015-12-17)
    Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods of preventing or treating diabetes, an obesity/diabetes-related condition, insulin sensitivity, heart disease, mitochondrial dysfunction or liver disease comprising ...
  • Method and apparatus for treating renal disease with hemodialysis utilizing pulsatile pump 

    Bolin, Paul (2002-08-22)
    A method of removing toxins from blood from a patient in need of such toxin removal includes: providing a countercurrent dialysis filter (20) having a blood compartment and a dialysate compartment separated from the blood ...
  • Methods of Reducing Myocardial Injury Following Myocardial Infarction 

    Virag, Jitka; Dries, Jessica (2014-02-27)
  • NMR method for monitoring changes in the core of lipoprotein particles in metabolism and disease 

    Cistola, David; Robinson, Michelle (2017-01-14)
    A method is disclosed for measuring the properties of protein and lipoprotein elements in a sample. The method includes the of placing a small volume of a sample into a NMR instrument tuned to measure a particular nucleus, ...
  • Methods and Compositions for Poxvirus A35R Protein 

    Roper, Rachel (2012-11-22)
    The present invention provides methods and compositions for modulating an immune response in a subject, comprising administering to the subject an effective amount of an A35R protein or active fragment thereof of vaccinia ...
  • Disruption of pqs synthesis using precursor analogs 

    Pesci, Everett; Coleman, James (2004-01-08)
    The present invention concerns methods of detecting bacterial infections as well as methods of treating such infections with compounds such as methyl anthranilate. The detection and treatment of Pseudomonas is particularly ...
  • Emergency snake bite treatment devices, medical kits and related methods 

    Hack, Jason (2014-02-04)
    First aid or emergency snake bite treatment devices include a belt or other securing member attached to a compression (bite isolation) member, the compression member having an outwardly projecting wall that is configured ...
  • Method of detecting cancer using delta-catenin 

    Lu, Qun; Chen, Yan-hua (2008-11-04)
    The present invention provides a method for detecting or screening for the presence of cancer in a subject. The method comprises obtaining, providing or collecting a tissue or fluid sample (such as a urine sample) from ...
  • J-series prostaglandin-ethanolamides as novel therapeutics for skin and/or oral disorders 

    Van Dross, Rukiyah (2017-09-08)
    Provided is a method of preventing and/or treating a skin disorder and/or an oral disorder including administering to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of a compound of formula (I) or a prodrug or derivative ...
  • Fast acting SNARE-cleaving enzymes 

    Fletcher, Paul; Fletcher, Maryann; Martin, Brian (2015-10-06)
    The present invention relates to metalloprotease enzymes isolated from scorpion venom, their nucleic acid and amino acid sequences, and methods of use thereof in the treatment of various diseases, disorders and cosmetic ...
  • Fast acting SNARE-cleaving enzymes 

    Unknown author (2015-10-06)
    The present invention relates to metalloprotease enzymes isolated from scorpion venom, their nucleic acid and amino acid sequences, and methods of use thereof in the treatment of various diseases, disorders and cosmetic ...

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