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Nurit Guttman, Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Seffefe Aycheh
Knowing about one's health rights can be critical for obtaining equitable and appropriate health care. A model drawing on a culture-centered approach was used to develop and present health rights information materials for a disadvantaged cultural minority-the Ethiopian immigrant community in Israel. The model is based on the supposition that the design of health rights information materials should address both concerns and barriers identified by members of the cultural community and illustrate specific means to address them...
2013: Health Communication
Porat Nurit, Bar Cohen Bella, Elkokan Gila, Zelker Revital
AIM AND OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate patients' knowledge regarding their medication regime following a nursing interventional project in patient medication education. DESIGN: Evaluation. BACKGROUND: Educating patients during their hospital stay regarding their medical treatment is an issue which the medical staff deals with on a daily basis. The hospitalisation period is a known critical point in the provision of influential information to the patient and related family members, probably because the hospitalised patient and family members have unique learning needs that cannot be postponed...
September 2009: Journal of Clinical Nursing
Yuval H Bloch, Adi Leiba, Nurit Veaacnin, Yohanan Paizer, Dagan Schwartz, Ahuva Kraskas, Gali Weiss, Avishay Goldberg, Yaron Bar-Dayan
INTRODUCTION: Mildly injured and "worried well" patients can have profound effects on the management of a mass-casualty incident. The objective of this study is to describe the characteristics and lessons learned from an event that occurred on 28 August 2005 near the central bus station in Beer-Sheva, Israel. The unique profile of injuries allows for the examination of the medical and operational aspects of the management of mild casualties. METHODS: Data were collected during and after the event, using patient records and formal debriefings...
May 2007: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Gisele Zandman-Goddard, Nurit Tweezer-Zaks, Yehuda Shoenfeld
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multi-system disease characterized by skin fibrosis and visceral disease. Therapy is organ and pathogenesis targeted. In this review, we describe novel strategies in the treatment of SSc. Utilizing the MEDLINE and the COCHRANE REGISTRY, we identified open trials, controlled trials, for treatment of SSc from 1999 to April 2005. We used the terms scleroderma, systemic sclerosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, pulmonary hypertension, methotrexate, cyclosporin, tacrolimus, relaxin, low-dose penicillamine, IVIg, calcium channel blockers, losartan, prazocin, iloprost, N-acetylcysteine, bosentan, cyclophosphamide, lung transplantation, ACE inhibitors, anti-thymocyte globulin, and stem cell transplantation...
September 2005: Clinical & Developmental Immunology
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