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Pilot of rapid implementation of the advanced practice provider in the workflow of an existing tele-critical care program.

Incorporating the leading practice provider in the provision of tele critical care medicine addresses the urgent care provider shortage. We'll show you how to deploy a telemedicine APP pilot service within an existing teleCCM scheme with the intention of determining the feasibility and ease of deployment. The aim is to provide an enhanced tele-ICU system with a balanced APP service to determine the viability and potential effects on the ICU's results in a number of hospitals affiliated within a large academic center. According to the normal workload and type of tasks, the average task duration was 10. 9 u00b1 6. 22 min, but there was a significant difference between the task and the type of tasks. Only in 2% of cases did the eAPP report distress. In summary, the eAPP can be quickly deployed in existing teleCCM settings, providing customized and cost-effective care that meets individual ICUs' specific needs while also improving the delivery of ICU care.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08251-4


Feasibility, Usability and Implementation Context of an Internet-Based Pain Education and Exercise Program for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: a pilot trial of the REABILITADOR program.

With the introduction of new technologies, self-management tools and telerehabilitation services have increased, and have been widely used for providing healthcare in several countries. These services address common challenges that patients face when experiencing traditional face-to-face healthcare, such as travel, a lack of time, and high demand on the public health service. These reports will help determine whether a project is feasible, affordable, and appropriate for its purposes, as well as optimizing resource allocation and maximising resource allocation.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.2196/35743


A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of Teens Taking Charge: A Web-based Self-management Program for Adolescents with Cancer.

a background: A lack of self-management services for adolescents with cancer is a key problem. Methods: A pilot randomized control trial was conducted in 4 pediatric oncology clinics. All were required to complete 12 website modules over 12 weeks and received monthly calls from health coaches. The intervention website was based on cognitive behavioral principles, created as an interactive self-guided online service, but it did not include information or links to 12 general cancer websites. Results: Eighty-one teen-caregiver dyads were enrolled with a retention rate of 33%. At least once during the 12-week cycle, the intervention group 46% logged in at least once over the 12-week cycle. At least three percent of caregivers in the intervention logged into the website at least once, and none completed the full course. Discussion: The findings from this pilot study show that the Teens Taking Charge Cancer RCT's new version is lacking feasiblity.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/27527530211068778


Opioid treatment program prescribing of methadone with community pharmacy dispensing: Pilot study of feasibility and acceptability.

The United States' access to methadone for opioid use disorder is restricted to tightly monitored and approved Opioid Treatment Services. The current pilot study examines the possibility, acceptability, and results of using community pharmacies to disprove methadone administered by OTP physicians to a subset of clinically healthy OTP patients; other medical services were delivered within the OTP. These findings support the provenability and acceptability of methadone in a subset of abstinent OTP patients and local pharmacies dispensing of methadone in an abstinent OTP patient population, and they encourage full scale trials evaluating a wider range of OTPs, pharmacies, and patients in urban and, perhaps most important, rural settings.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dadr.2022.100067


Virtual Intergenerational Reverse-Mentoring Program Reduces Loneliness among Older Adults: Results from a Pilot Evaluation.

Older adults who live alone and loneliness can have unhealthy health problems. We were inspired by social capital and intergroup contact methods and our aim was to eliminate these social challenges by using an intergenerational reverse-mentoring scheme. In a seven-county area in rural Appalachia, we developed an adapted, completely online version of Cyber-Seniors that encouraged undergraduate students to provide technology assistance to local older adults. Gerontology students were recruited through the university and older adults in local aging facilities. Twenty students and eight older adults completed the survey; nine older adults and nine younger adults completed the pre-survey; nine children and nine older adults completed the survey; twenty-one students and eight older adults completed the survey. Between baseline and follow-up, the isolation did not change among older adults, but it increased among students in the family domain. Although larger studies are required to properly assess the program's effectiveness, this pilot study shows that reverse mentoring services can be used effectively and may raise socioeconomic outcomes.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127121


Effect of a Strategic Physical Activity Program on Cognitive Flexibility among Children with Internet Addiction: A Pilot Study.

The aim of this research was to see if a targeted physical fitness program might improve cognitive stability among children with Internet addiction. Compared to the pretest scores, the posttest scores showed significant increases in accuracy in the pure, mixed, and switch trials, as well as in the manual dexterity and total score of the MABC-2. Despite the fact that this study's sole group pretest-posttest design was flawed, the results did show that a targeted physical activity intervention might be a cost-effective and safe behavioral strategy to improve cognitive and motor skills in children with Internet addiction.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/children9060798


Influence of an Esports Program on Problematic Gaming in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study.

The prevalence of addictive gaming and gaming disorders in adolescents is predicted to increase in adolescents. Children with autism spectrum disorder have a high adoption of digital gaming, and their characteristics, such as social communication deficits and restricted interests, may contribute to problematic gaming. In this research, we wanted to see if participating in an Esports program would result in faulty gaming or GD in children with ASD. In eight children with ASD who were testing for ASD before starting the Esports program and at the three-month follow-up time point, they were assessed for The Internet Gaming Disorder Test results, Kid-KINDL scores, and gaming time at home.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/bs12060172


A Mixed-Methods Pilot Evaluation of Manhood 2.0, a Program to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Among Young Men.

Sexual and reproductive health services for young men is one promising yet understudied solution to combating racial and ethnic disparities in teen pregnancy rates. This pilot study examined gender norms and discovered the fullness, quality, and preliminary efficacy of Manhood 2. 0, a group-based, after-school SRH programme for young Black and Latino men. Participants ranged from 15 to 18 years old, 30% were Latino, 66% were Black, 34% were White, 34% had sex, and 44% of sexually active participants had sex without using any contraceptive device or condom. Increases in receipt of SRH reports; contraception knowledge; positive attitudes towards assisting partners in pregnancy prevention; self-confidence in partner engagement; and discussions of program content with peers and relatives; and social competence and assistance were shown. Participants in the Focus group all praised the benefits of the Manhood 2. 0 website and delivery. According to the studies, Manhood 2. 0 is a promising SRH service for young men.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/15579883221104895


Tract-Based Spatial Statistics Analysis of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Older Adults After the PICMOR Intervention Program: A Pilot Study.

Diffusion tensor imaging allows the investigation of white matter in vivo by using a tensor model to determine water molecules in the brain. However, the use of comprehensive DTI methods to investigate the effects of cognitive intervention/education on white matter fiber health in older adults remains limited. We carried out a random controlled trial to see if PICMOR could have an effect on cognitive function in older adults, and we found that verbal fluency task scores were enhanced by this intervention. Left frontal white matter structures are candidates for the neural underpinnings that can help with verbal fluency improvement. The present findings indicate that verbal fluency enhancements are likely to be responsible for verbal fluency enhancements. After the intervention, we successfully established the hypothesized pattern of group differences in DTI indices after the intervention, which corresponds to other cognitive intervention studies' findings, although our results are limited due to a lack of comparable data at baseline.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2022.867417


"I Want to Help Others Like Me": A Pilot Qualitative Study on Patients' Participation in a Screening for Distress Program.

Screening for distress was introduced in our academic hospital with the participation of patients as partners. Mean global satisfaction measured on a Likert scale of 8. 92 over 10. 91 over 10. Patients-as-partners enjoyed their participation in future quality improvement initiatives, as well as identified barriers that should be investigated in future quality improvement initiatives, according to our preliminary findings.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/23743735221106593

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