Skip to main content

Articles

Page 40 of 48

  1. HIV-1 genotypic susceptibility scores (GSSs) were proven to be significant prognostic factors of fixed time-point virologic outcomes after combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) switch/initiation. However, ...

    Authors: Mattia CF Prosperi, Simona Di Giambenedetto, Iuri Fanti, Genny Meini, Bianca Bruzzone, Annapaola Callegaro, Giovanni Penco, Patrizia Bagnarelli, Valeria Micheli, Elisabetta Paolini, Antonio Di Biagio, Valeria Ghisetti, Massimo Di Pietro, Maurizio Zazzi and Andrea De Luca

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:40

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. Although numerous risk factors for adverse outcomes for older persons after an acute hospital stay have been identified, a decision making tool combining all available information in a clinically meaningful wa...

    Authors: Anja Noro, Jeffrey W Poss, John P Hirdes, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Gunnar Ljunggren, Jan Björnsson, Marianne Schroll and Palmi V Jonsson

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:39

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  3. Mathematical models can be developed to predict growth in short children treated with growth hormone (GH). These models can serve to optimize and individualize treatment in terms of height outcomes and costs. ...

    Authors: Michael B Ranke and Anders Lindberg

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:38

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. The internet is increasingly being used worldwide in imparting medical education and improving its delivery. It has become an important tool for healthcare professionals training but the data on its use by med...

    Authors: Nauman A Jadoon, Muhammad F Zahid, Hafiz Mansoorulhaq, Sami Ullah, Bilal A Jadoon, Ali Raza, Mansoor Hussain, Rehan Yaqoob and Mohammad A Shahzad

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:37

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  5. The clinical problem list is an important tool for clinical decision making, quality measurement and clinical decision support; however, problem lists are often incomplete and provider attitudes towards the pr...

    Authors: Adam Wright, Francine L Maloney and Joshua C Feblowitz

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:36

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Computerized physician order entry systems (CPOE) can reduce the number of medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) in healthcare institutions. Unfortunately, they tend to produce a large number of par...

    Authors: Daniel Riedmann, Martin Jung, Werner O Hackl, Wolf Stühlinger, Heleen van der Sijs and Elske Ammenwerth

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:35

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Assessing turnaround times can help to analyse workflows in hospital information systems. This paper presents a systematic review of literature concerning different turnaround time definitions. Our objectives ...

    Authors: Bernhard Breil, Fleur Fritz, Volker Thiemann and Martin Dugas

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:34

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. Data requirements by governments, donors and the international community to measure health and development achievements have increased in the last decade. Datasets produced in surveys conducted in several coun...

    Authors: Xavier Bosch-Capblanch

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:33

    Content type: Software

    Published on:

  9. Electronic documentation handling may facilitate information flows in health care settings to support better coordination of care among Health Care Providers (HCPs), but evidence is limited. Methods that accur...

    Authors: Mark A Ballermann, Nicola T Shaw, Damon C Mayes, RT Noel Gibney and Johanna I Westbrook

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:32

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. Inferring viral tropism from genotype is a fast and inexpensive alternative to phenotypic testing. While being highly predictive when performed on clonal samples, sensitivity of predicting CXCR4-using (X4) var...

    Authors: Martin Däumer, Rolf Kaiser, Rolf Klein, Thomas Lengauer, Bernhard Thiele and Alexander Thielen

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:30

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Even though electronic prescribing systems are widely advocated as one of the most effective means of improving patient safety, they may also introduce new risks that are not immediately obvious. Through the s...

    Authors: Sabi Redwood, Anna Rajakumar, James Hodson and Jamie J Coleman

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:29

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  12. This paper describes the development of a web-based tool, GenDrux, which extracts and presents (over the Internet) information related to the disease-gene-drug nexus. This information is archived from the rele...

    Authors: Chiquito Crasto, Dajie Luo, Feliciano Yu, Andres Forero and Dongquan Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:28

    Content type: Software

    Published on:

  13. Electronic prescribing is now the norm in many countries. We wished to find out if clinical software systems used by general practitioners in Australia include features (functional capabilities and other chara...

    Authors: Michelle Sweidan, Margaret Williamson, James F Reeve, Ken Harvey, Jennifer A O'Neill, Peter Schattner and Teri Snowdon

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:27

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Documenting quality of life (QoL) in routine medical care and using it both for treatment and for clinical research is not common, although such information is absolutely valuable for physicians and patients a...

    Authors: Fleur Fritz, Sonja Ständer, Bernhard Breil, Markus Riek and Martin Dugas

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:26

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. The quantitative study of the publication output (bibliometrics) deeply influences how scientific work is perceived (bibliometric visibility). Recently, new bibliometric indices and databases have been establi...

    Authors: Cord Spreckelsen, Thomas M Deserno and Klaus Spitzer

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:24

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. National authorities have to follow the evolution of diabetes to implement public health policies. An algorithm was developed to identify patients with treated type 2 diabetes and estimate its annual prevalenc...

    Authors: Laurence M Renard, Valery Bocquet, Gwenaelle Vidal-Trecan, Marie-Lise Lair, Sophie Couffignal and Claudine Blum-Boisgard

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:23

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. Notifying clinicians about abnormal test results through electronic health record (EHR) -based "alert" notifications may not always lead to timely follow-up of patients. We sought to understand barriers, facil...

    Authors: Sylvia J Hysong, Mona K Sawhney, Lindsey Wilson, Dean F Sittig, Adol Esquivel, Simran Singh and Hardeep Singh

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:22

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. Recent international sources have described how the rapid expansion of the Internet has precipitated an increase in its use by the general population to search for medical information. Most studies on e-health...

    Authors: Roberta Siliquini, Michele Ceruti, Emanuela Lovato, Fabrizio Bert, Stefania Bruno, Elisabetta De Vito, Giorgio Liguori, Lamberto Manzoli, Gabriele Messina, Davide Minniti and Giuseppe La Torre

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:21

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Use of the Internet for people with Long Term Conditions (LTCs) can have a positive effect on knowledge, social support, behavioural and clinical outcomes, yet there is concern that a 'digital divide' prevents...

    Authors: Bryony Sheaves, Ray B Jones, Graham R Williamson and Rohan Chauhan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:20

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. Clinicians view the accuracy of test results and the turnaround time as the two most important service aspects of the clinical microbiology laboratory. Because of the time needed for the culturing of infectiou...

    Authors: Marjan J Bruins, Gijs JHM Ruijs, Maurice JHM Wolfhagen, Peter Bloembergen and Jos ECM Aarts

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:19

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. As patients often see the data of their medical histories scattered among various medical records hosted in several health-care establishments, the purpose of our multidisciplinary study was to define a pragma...

    Authors: Catherine Quantin, David-Olivier Jaquet-Chiffelle, Gouenou Coatrieux, Eric Benzenine, Bertrand Auverlot and François-André Allaert

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:18

    Content type: Debate

    Published on:

  22. Applying evidence is one of the most challenging steps of evidence-based clinical practice. Healthcare professionals have difficulty interpreting evidence and translating it to patients. Decision boxes are sum...

    Authors: Anik Giguere, France Legare, Roland Grad, Pierre Pluye, François Rousseau, R Brian Haynes, Michel Cauchon and Michel Labrecque

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:17

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  23. A real-time clinical decision support system (RTCDSS) with interactive diagrams enables clinicians to instantly and efficiently track patients' clinical records (PCRs) and improve their quality of clinical car...

    Authors: Hsueh-Chun Lin, Hsi-Chin Wu, Chih-Hung Chang, Tsai-Chung Li, Wen-Miin Liang and Jong-Yi Wang Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:16

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  24. Academic literature and international standards bodies suggest that user involvement, via the incorporation of human factors engineering methods within the medical device design and development (MDDD) process,...

    Authors: Arthur G Money, Julie Barnett, Jasna Kuljis, Michael P Craven, Jennifer L Martin and Terry Young

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:15

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  25. It is well known that the information requirements necessary to safely treat children with therapeutic medications cannot be met with the same approaches used in adults. Over a 1-year period, Duke University H...

    Authors: Jeffrey M Ferranti, Monica M Horvath, Jeanette Jansen, Patricia Schellenberger, Tres Brown, Christopher M DeRienzo and Asif Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:14

    Content type: Technical advance

    Published on:

  26. We have carried out an extensive qualitative research program focused on the barriers and facilitators to successful adoption and use of various features of advanced, state-of-the-art electronic health records...

    Authors: Dean F Sittig, Adam Wright, Seth Meltzer, Linas Simonaitis, R Scott Evans, W Paul Nichol, Joan S Ash and Blackford Middleton

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:13

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Most studies of diabetes self-management that show improved clinical outcome performance involve multiple, time-intensive educational sessions in a group format. Most provider performance feedback intervention...

    Authors: Henry H Fischer, Sheri L Eisert, M Josh Durfee, Susan L Moore, Andrew W Steele, Kevin McCullen, Katherine Anderson, Lara Penny and Thomas D Mackenzie

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:12

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Survival or outcome information is important for clinical routine as well as for clinical research and should be collected completely, timely and precisely. This information is relevant for multiple usages inc...

    Authors: Bernhard Breil, Axel Semjonow, Carsten Müller-Tidow, Fleur Fritz and Martin Dugas

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:11

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. The objective of this process evaluation study was to gain insight into the reach, compliance, appreciation, usage barriers, and users' perceived effectiveness of a web-based intervention

    Authors: David Samoocha, Ingrid AK Snels, David J Bruinvels, Johannes R Anema, Wojtek Kowalczyk and Allard J van der Beek

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:10

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. There is a continuing debate on the desirability of informing patients with cancer and thereby involving them in treatment decisions. On the one hand, information uptake may be hampered, and additional stress ...

    Authors: Linda JM Oostendorp, Petronella B Ottevanger, Winette TA van der Graaf and Peep FM Stalmeier

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:9

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  31. In practice, it is difficult to compare the effectiveness of traditional antihypertensive treatment with that of health promotion in reducing incidence rate of cardiovascular disease (IRCVD, events/year). This si...

    Authors: Yoichi Ohno, Satomi Shibazaki, Ryuichiro Araki, Takashi Miyazaki, Mayuko Hanyu, Makiko Satoh, Tsuneo Takenaka, Hirokazu Okada and Hiromichi Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:8

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  32. Integration of information on individuals (record linkage) is a key problem in healthcare delivery, epidemiology, and "business intelligence" applications. It is now common to be required to link very large nu...

    Authors: John M Finney, A Sarah Walker, Tim EA Peto and David H Wyllie

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:7

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  33. Traditional information retrieval techniques typically return excessive output when directed at large bibliographic databases. Natural Language Processing applications strive to extract salient content from th...

    Authors: T Elizabeth Workman and John F Hurdle

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:6

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  34. In this paper, we give an overview of methadone treatment in Ireland and outline the rationale for designing an electronic health record (EHR) with extensibility, interoperability and decision support function...

    Authors: Liang Xiao, Gráinne Cousins, Brenda Courtney, Lucy Hederman, Tom Fahey and Borislav D Dimitrov

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:5

    Content type: Correspondence

    Published on:

  35. A major problem patients encounter when reading about health related issues is document interpretation, which limits reading comprehension and therefore negatively impacts health care. Currently, searching for...

    Authors: Patrick R Gradie, Megan Litster, Rinu Thomas, Jay Vyas and Martin R Schiller

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:4

    Content type: Software

    Published on:

  36. General practitioners and medical specialists mainly rely on one "general medical" journal to keep their medical knowledge up to date. Nevertheless, it is not known if these journals display the same overview ...

    Authors: Jean-Francois Gehanno, Joel Ladner, Laetitia Rollin, Badisse Dahamna and Stefan J Darmoni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:3

    Content type: Correspondence

    Published on:

  37. No systematic process has previously been described for a needs assessment that identifies the operating room (OR) management decisions made by the anesthesiologists and nurse managers at a facility that do no...

    Authors: Franklin Dexter, Ruth E Wachtel and Richard H Epstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:2

    Content type: Technical advance

    Published on:

  38. Despite large-scale investments in mental health care in the community since the 1990 s, a trend towards reinstitutionalization has been visible since 2002. Since many mental health care providers regard this ...

    Authors: Joyce JPA Bierbooms, Inge MB Bongers and Hans AM van Oers

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:1

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  39. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, and the incidence of life-threatening complications of diabetes through continued exposure of tissues to high glucose levels is inc...

    Authors: Ji Eun Lim, Kyung-Won Hong, Hyun-Seok Jin, Yang Seok Kim, Hun Kuk Park and Bermseok Oh

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:76

    Content type: Database

    Published on:

  40. Advance directives (AD) may promote preference-concordant care yet are absent in many patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In order to begin to inform AD discussions between clinicians a...

    Authors: Negin Hajizadeh, Kristina Crothers and R Scott Braithwaite

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:75

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  41. Detection of outbreaks is an important part of disease surveillance. Although many algorithms have been designed for detecting outbreaks, few have been specifically assessed against diseases that have distinct...

    Authors: Anita M Pelecanos, Peter A Ryan and Michelle L Gatton

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:74

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  42. Attrition, or nonuse of the intervention, is a significant problem in e-health. However, the reasons for this phenomenon are poorly understood. Building on Eysenbach's "Law of Attrition", this study aimed to e...

    Authors: Teresa ML Chiu and Gunther Eysenbach

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:73

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  43. The United States (US) Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 has spurred adoption of electronic health records. The corresponding meaningful use criteria proposed by the Ce...

    Authors: Emily Beth Devine, Emily C Williams, Diane P Martin, Dean F Sittig, Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, Thomas H Payne and Sean D Sullivan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:72

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  44. The pathology report of radical prostatectomy specimens plays an important role in clinical decisions and the prognostic evaluation in Prostate Cancer (PCa). The anatomical schema is a helpful tool to document...

    Authors: Okyaz Eminaga, Reemt Hinkelammert, Axel Semjonow, Joerg Neumann, Mahmoud Abbas, Thomas Koepke, Olaf Bettendorf, Elke Eltze and Martin Dugas

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:71

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  45. Murray score is the result of an equation that gives all its variables the same linear contribution and weight and makes use of consented cut-offs. Everyday physicians' vocabulary is full of terms (adjectives)...

    Authors: Carlos E D'Negri and Eduardo L De Vito

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:70

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  46. To assess the application of cell phone integrating into the healthcare system to improve antenatal care (ANC) and expanded programme on immunization (EPI) services for the under-served population in border area.

    Authors: Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Pratap Singhasivanon, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Surasak Sawang, Pongthep Meankaew and Apisit Wechsart

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:69

    Content type: Technical advance

    Published on:

  47. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), a major cause of bronchiolitis, has a large impact on the census of pediatric hospitals during outbreak seasons. Reliable prediction of the week these outbreaks will start, b...

    Authors: Nephi A Walton, Mollie R Poynton, Per H Gesteland, Chris Maloney, Catherine Staes and Julio C Facelli

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:68

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  48. Actor-Network Theory (ANT) is an increasingly influential, but still deeply contested, approach to understand humans and their interactions with inanimate objects. We argue that health services research, and i...

    Authors: Kathrin M Cresswell, Allison Worth and Aziz Sheikh

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:67

    Content type: Debate

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics