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Diabetic Foot Ulceration Education and Prevention in the Primary Care Setting
Background and Purpose: Diabetes mellitus is associated with a series of macro and microvascular alterations that are associated with a number of complications. Foot ulceration affects an estimated 2-4% of patients possibly ...
Fever Phobia: Educating caregivers in the primary care setting
Introduction: Historically febrile illnesses have their highest incidence in early childhood. Yet research has shown there is a profound misunderstanding among caregivers concerning fever in young children which can lead ...
A Quality Improvement Project: Early Identification of Prediabetes
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a deadly disease that can result in serious complications and even death. It is also a costly disease resulting in a significant impact on society as a whole. There are many nationally recognized ...
Evaluation of a Standardized Anxiety Screening Tool
Primary care providers (PCP) see patients with a wide variety of diseases and disorders. Mental health disorders are commonly identified and diagnosed by the PCP in the outpatient setting. The clinic of interest routinely ...
An Electronic Medical Record Tool for Prediabetes Screening: Educational Program for Primary Care Healthcare Professionals
Background: Electronic medical records (EMRs) are one example of technology that enhance healthcare due to efficacy and quality of data. Incorporation of a screening tool into the EMR can be used for assessment ...
Implementation of a Screening Procedure for Prediabetes in Primary Care
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to implement a screening process within the primary care setting to promote early identification of prediabetes. The aim of this study is to implement a screening process utilized ...