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Healthy Hospital Food Environment: the PCMH Story.
This paper describes Pitt Memorial Hospital's response to the call to become a healthy worksite. It describes the hospital's effots to partner in the North Carolina Plan to Prevent Overweight and Obesity and Related Chronic ...
Outpatient Colonoscopy by Rural Family Physicians
(East Carolina University, 2005-03)
PURPOSE Five percent of family physicians offer colonoscopy services, either in the office or the hospital, often in rural areas that have no gastroenterologist. Two previous large series have shown the quality and safety ...
Take Off 4-Health Healthy Lifestyle Camp Nutrition Education Curriculum
Summer camps designed to produce weight loss are popular childhood obesity interventions. Nutrition education is a critical component of youth weight loss camps and we will present the curriculum developed for a 3 week ...
North Carolina's Pediatric Obesity Clinician Reference Guide and Tool Kit
This poster presents the tools developed by clinicians treating childhood obesity in North Carolina. The history of the development of these tools is outlined at the end of the accompanying abstract submission to the ...
Teaching the Art of Medicine: A Changing Portrait in Today's Medical Schools
Objective: The purpose of the present study was to assess attitudes toward the value of the “art of medicine” in medical education, beliefs regarding whether it can be taught and, if so, the methods of teaching that would ...
Pitt County Memorial Hospital Plays a Role in the Eat Smart Move More North Carolina Movement
Pitt County Memorial Hospital is taking the "Journey to Excellence" and as part of that journey, is creating a culture of wellness. This paper describes those efforts as well as the criteria for healthy food. Data ...
The UHS Nutrition Initiative: Enhancing the ability of patients, employees and the community to "Eat Smart and Move More"
This article describes the obesity problem in eastern North Carolina and the responses that the Pitt County Memorial Hospital is taking locally to change policies and environments.
Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less: A Community Based Weight Management Program for Adults
Describes development of a comprehensive, low cost weight management program to be delivered by local public health educators or cooperative extension agents. The program was developed by a unique partnerships of the NC ...
Smart injection syringe systems providing real-time user feedback of correct needle position
Syringe assemblies include a syringe with a syringe body (15b) defining a fluid cavity in fluid communication with an injection needle (25); a force, pressure and/or flow sensor (30) in fluid communication with the needle; ...