Medical Education - Research Publications
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Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review
BACKGROUND: As older patients' health care needs become more complex, they often experience challenges with managing medications across transitions of care. Families play a major role in older patients' lives. To date, ...
Elevated plasma angiotensin converting enzyme 2 activity is an independent predictor of major adverse cardiac events in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2018-06-13)
BACKGROUND: Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is an endogenous regulator of the renin angiotensin system. Increased circulating ACE2 predicts adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF), but it is unknown if ...
Understanding clinical reasoning in osteopathy: a qualitative research approach
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2016-03-08)
BACKGROUND: Clinical reasoning has been described as a process that draws heavily on the knowledge, skills and attributes that are particular to each health profession. However, the clinical reasoning processes of practitioners ...
Exploring the construct validity of the Patient Perception Measure - Osteopathy (PPM-O) using classical test theory and Rasch analysis
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-03-02)
BACKGROUND: Evaluation of patients' experience of their osteopathic treatment has recently been investigated leading to the development of the Patient Perception Measure - Osteopathy (PPM-O). The aim of the study was to ...
Monotherapy with Levetiracetam Versus Older AEDs: A Randomized Comparative Trial of Effects on Bone Health
Long-term anti-epileptic drug (AED) therapy is associated with increased fracture risk. This study tested whether substituting the newer AED levetiracetam has less adverse effects on bone than older AEDs. An open-label ...
Effect of Comorbidity Assessed by the Charlson Comorbidity Index on the Length of Stay, Costs and Mortality among Older Adults Hospitalised for Acute Stroke
The burden of comorbidity among stroke patients is high. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of comorbidity on the length of stay (LOS), costs, and mortality among older adults hospitalised for acute stroke. ...
Cost-effectiveness of first-line versus delayed use of combination dapagliflozin and metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2019-03-01)
The present study sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of first-line (immediate) versus delayed use of combination dapagliflozin and metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes, from the perspective of the Australian ...
The DREEM, part 1: measurement of the educational environment in an osteopathy teaching program
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-05-20)
BACKGROUND: Measurement of the educational environment has become more common in health professional education programs. Information gained from these investigations can be used to implement and measure changes to the ...
The DREEM, part 2: psychometric properties in an osteopathic student population
BACKGROUND: The Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure (DREEM) is widely used to assess the educational environment in health professional education programs. A number of authors have identified issues with the ...