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Preventing Chronic Disease | Tobacco Treatment Outcomes in Patients With and Without a History of Depression, Czech Republic, 2005"2010 - CDC

disease  treatment  chronic  tobacco  smoking  CDC  history  outcomes  patients  depression  czech  republic  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  outpatient care  tobacco dependence  tobacco treatment 

Higher prevalence of smoking among depressed patients, as well as the risk of depression in smokers, is well documented. The proportion of patients with a history of depression among those seeking intensive treatment of tobacco dependence is also high.

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Vital Signs: Communication Between Health Professionals andTheir Patients About Alcohol Use - 44 States and the District ofColumbia, 2011

health  signs  states  professionals  between  patients  alcohol  communication  andtheir  district  ofcolumbia 

On January 7, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr).

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Vital Signs: Improving Antibiotic Use Among Hospitalized Patients

signs  among  patients  improving  antibiotic  hospitalized 

Scott Fridkin, MD1, James Baggs, PhD1, Ryan Fagan, MD1, Shelley Magill, MD, PhD1, Lori A. Pollack, MD1, Paul Malpiedi, MPH1, Rachel Slayton, PhD1, Karim Khader, PhD2 Michael A. Rubin, MD, PhD2, Makoto Jones, MD1, Matthew H.

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CDC

Prevalence and Correlates of Cryptococcal Antigen PositivityAmong AIDS Patients - United States, 1986-2012

AIDS  states  prevalence  antigen  patients  correlates  cryptococcal  positivityamong 

Jennie McKenney, MPH1, Rachel M. Smith, MD2, Tom M. Chiller, MD2, Roger Detels, PhD1, Audrey French, MD3, Joseph Margolick, MD4, Jeffrey D.

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NCI

Shared Decision Making to Improve Cancer Screening Choices

screening  patients  doctors  shared  decision making 

A research update article about helping patients make informed decisions about cancer screening that reflect their own values and preferences.

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NIDDK

Abdominal Adhesions

prevention  research  digestive system diseases  symptoms  patients  diagnosis  Digestive Diseases  Surgical Techniques  Information Resources  Abdominal pain  Postoperative Complications  Diet Therapy  Infertility  Intestines  Abdominal Adhesions  Abdomen  Intestinal Obstruction  general public 

Describes how abdominal adhesions form. Explains their causes and how they can lead to intestinal obstruction.

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CDC

Interim Guidance for the Use of Masks to Control Influenza Transmission

flu  guidance  vaccine  guidelines  vaccinated  influenza  personnel  patients  transmission  handwashing  facemask  cough etiquette  droplet precautions  standard precautions  hand washing  infected  mask  symptomatic 

Role of masks for controlling influenza when suboptimal immunization of the public could increase the frequency of influenza infection - CDC

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CDC

Information for Providers - Injection Safety

posters  state  local  HIV  patients  HBV  HCV  frequently asked questions  health departments  healthcare providers  safe injection practices  malpractice suits  bloodborne pathogens  disciplinary action  brochures  medical injections  one and only campaign 

This page is directed to all healthcare providers about the consequences caused by unsafe injection practices and provides.

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CDC

FAQs for Patients - Injections Safety

HIV  questions  patients  transmission  FAQ  HBV  HCV  safe injection  vials  infectious diseases  intravenous  injection safety  measures  IV fluid 

A list of frequently asked questions for patients about injection safety

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CDC

Published Reports and News | Dialysis Safety | CDC

news  chronic  guidelines  providers  CDC  monitoring  patients  hygiene  high risk  dialysis  hemodialysis  collaborative news 

CDC – Chronic hemodialysis patients are at high risk for infection because the process of hemodialysis requires vascular access for prolonged periods.

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CDC

Dialysis BSI Prevention Collaborative | Dialysis Safety | CDC

chronic  guidelines  providers  CDC  monitoring  patients  hygiene  high risk  dialysis  hemodialysis  collaborative 

CDC – Chronic hemodialysis patients are at high risk for infection because the process of hemodialysis requires vascular access for prolonged periods.

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Audit tools & protocols - Collaborative - Dialysis

resources  chronic  guidelines  providers  surveillance  monitoring  patients  tools  hygiene  high risk  dialysis  hemodialysis 

Information for healthcare providers about dialysis

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CDC

Making Health Care Safer: Stop Infections from Lethal CRE Germs Now - CDC Vital Signs

infections  antibiotics  patients  KPC  Untreatable  hard-to-treat  CRE germs  medical facilities  resistant  NDM 

CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.

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