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ISBN: 0309095395, 9780309095396
Authors: Michael Pignone, Louise Russell, Judith Wagner, editors, Institute Of Medicine, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: risk, adults, workshop, summary, average, screening, models, colorectal, cancer, economic
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The National Cancer Policy Board and the Board on Science, Engineering, and Economic Policy convened a workshop in January 2004 onEconomic Models of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening in Average-Risk Adults . The purpose of the workshop was to explore the reasons for differences among leading cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) models of CRC screening, which public health policy makers increasingly r......
ISBN: 0309140218, 9780309140218
Author: Committee On Advanced Spectroscopic Portals; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: entry, ports, interim, report, version, abbreviated, cargo, screening, costs, testing, benefits, advanced, portals, spectroscopic, evaluating
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To improve screening of containerized cargo for nuclear and radiological material that might be entering the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to deploy new radiation detectors, called advanced spectroscopic portals (ASPs). The ASPs are intended to replace some or all of the current system of radiation portal monitors (called PVT RPMs) used in conjunction with han......
Authors: Julia E. Aledort, Federico Girosi, Molly Shea
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: syphilis, screening, diagnostics, africa, antenatal, new, supplement, estimating, health, impact, technical
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This working paper provides technical material to support Aledort JE, Ronald A, Rafael ME et al. Reducing the burden of sexually transmitted infections in resource-limited settings:the role of improved diagnostics. Nature. S1 59-72 (2006).......
Author: James C. Dehaven
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: screening, eutrophication, control, tactics, iii, vol, analysis, water, management, netherlands, policy
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This volume describes a screening analysis of eutrophication control tactics for the Netherlands.It determines which tactics are promising by developing estimates of possible tactics' potential effectiveness and costs in Dutch waters on the basis of the literature and a few model results.The tactics considered in the analysis include not only those for reducing phosphate loads incorporated in the ......
ISBN: 0833000535, 9780833000538
Authors: Lisa Hahn Smith, George A. Goldberg, Robert H. Brook, Laura Tosi, Rae W. Archibald
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: procedures, manual, examination, screening, insurance, study, health
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The Health Insurance Study is a social experiment investigating the effects of different health care financing arrangements (differing coinsurance rates and deductibles, and fee-for-service practice versus prepaid group practice) on the use of medical services, individual health status, satisfaction with care, and quality of care.This report describes the medical screening examination administered......
ISBN: 0833039458, 9780833039453
Authors: Donna J. Keyser, Ray Firth, Amy Richardson, Maria Zeglen Townsend
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: surveillance, allegheny, county, pennsylvania, reporting, screening, childhood, blood, lead, level, improving
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Despite the general perception that it is no longer an important public health problem, lead poisoning remains a serious, preventable environmental health threat to young children that affects neurodevelopmental, intellectual, and cognitive outcomes. One of the key goals of current U.S. public health policy is the elimination of childhood lead poisoning, which will require improvements in lead poi......
ISBN: 0309121396, 9780309121392
Authors: Margie Patlak, Christine Micheel,, Robert German, Rapporteurs
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: workshop, summary, screening, cancer, colorectal, implementing
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The IOM's National Cancer Policy Board estimated in 2003 that even modest efforts to implement known tactics for cancer prevention and early detection could result in up to a 29 percent drop in cancer deaths in about 20 years. The IOM's National Cancer Policy Forum, which succeeded the Board after it was disbanded in 2005, continued the Board's work to outline ways to increase screening in the U.S......
ISBN: 030907861X, 9780309078610
Authors: leslie M. Hardy, Editor; Committee On Prenatal, Newborn Screening For Hiv Infection, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: newborns, women, pregnant, screening, hiv
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Proposals for screening pregnant women and newborns for HIV infection have provoked much controversy. This volume analyzes the possible goals of such screening programs and assesses whether these goals can currently be achieved. It also provides guidance to policymakers in developing and implementing sound screening policy.......
Authors: Warren Walker, Meinaard A. Veen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: screening, technical, managerial, tactics, vol, netherlands, analysis, water, management, policy
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This volume describes one of the first steps in the evaluation of alternative policy options for water management — the screening of technical and managerial tactics.In this step, a large number of possibilities for changing the movement and storage of water throughout the Netherlands (tactics) were evaluated in terms of a small number of impact measures in order to screen out those that are......
ISBN: 9533074663, 9789533074665
Author: R.t. Grundmann
Source: www.intechopen.com
Keywords: thoracic, aortic, aneurysms, thoracoabdominal, abdominal, screening, treatment, diagnosis
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Edited by: R.T. GrundmannISBN 978-953-307-466-5, Hard cover, 414 pagesPublisher: InTechPublication date: September 2011Subject: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine This book considers mainly diagnosis, screening, surveillance and treatment of abdominal, thoracoabdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, but also an......
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