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Workshop on using natural language processing applications for enhancing clinical decision making: an executive summary

Vinay M Pai, Mary Rodgers, Richard Conroy, James Luo, Ruixia Zhou and Belinda Seto.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

February 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 2889 words.

Abstract

In April 2012, the National Institutes of Health organized a two-day workshop entitled ‘Natural Language Processing: State of the Art, Future...

Informed Decision Making for In-home Use of Motion Sensor-based Monitoring Technologies

Courtenay R. Bruce.

in The Gerontologist

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3776 words.

Motion sensor–based monitoring technologies are designed to maintain independence and safety of older individuals living alone. These technologies use motion sensors that are placed...

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Roosting behavior and group decision making in 2 syntopic bat species with fission–fusion societies

Daniela Fleischmann and Gerald Kerth.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7282 words.

In many social species, individuals make group decisions to coordinate their actions. Despite the importance of group decisions for successful group living, few studies investigated how...

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More Than Capacity: Alternatives for Sexual Decision Making for Individuals With Dementia

James M. Wilkins.

in The Gerontologist

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5644 words.

Sexual expression can be an important aspect of well being for older adults with dementia living in nursing homes. There is a tension in the nursing home, however, between ensuring autonomy...

Lay Referral Patterns Involved in Cardiac Treatment Decision Making Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults

Nancy E. Schoenberg, Cheryl H. Amey, Eleanor Palo Stoller and Susan B. Muldoon.

in The Gerontologist

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7662 words.

Purpose: This study examined age and contextually related factors that are influential in lay referral patterns during cardiac treatment decision...

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Individual Decision Making in the Non-Purchase of Long-Term Care Insurance

Leslie A. Curry, Julie Robison, Noreen Shugrue, Patricia Keenan and Marshall B. Kapp.

in The Gerontologist

August 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5930 words.

Purpose:  Although prior research suggests that economic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors influence decisions not to purchase long-term care...

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Turning the Lens Inward: Cultural Competence and Providers’ Values in Health Care Decision Making

Mindy Chettih.

in The Gerontologist

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5434 words.

The population of older adults in the United States is growing in size and diversity, presenting challenges to health care providers and patients in the context of health care decision...

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The Family and Harmonious Medical Decision Making: Cherishing an Appropriate Confucian Moral Balance

Xiaoyang Chen and Ruiping Fan.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

October 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 6606 words.

This essay illustrates what the Chinese family-based and harmony-oriented model of medical decision making is like as well as how it differs from the modern Western individual-based and...

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Use of population health data to refine diagnostic decision-making for pertussis

Andrew M Fine, Ben Y Reis, Lise E Nigrovic, Donald A Goldmann, Tracy N LaPorte, Karen L Olson and Kenneth D Mandl.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 4645 words.

Abstract

Objective To improve identification of pertussis cases by developing a decision model that incorporates recent, local, population-level...

Food limitation leads to risky decision making and to tradeoffs with oviposition

Zachary Stahlschmidt, Mary Elizabeth O’Leary and Shelley Adamo.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4504 words.

A growing body of research over the past decade indicates that interindividual variation in behavior can result from a variety of factors. Two important sources of this variation are...

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Drought decision-making

John S. Boyer.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

August 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3173 words.

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Re-Thinking the Role of the Family in Medical Decision-Making

Mark J. Cherry.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 10938 words.

This paper challenges the foundational claim that the human family is no more than a social construction. It advances the position that the family is a central category of experience,...

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Statistically testing the role of individual learning and decision-making in trapline foraging

Carolyn A Ayers, Paul R Armsworth and Berry J Brosi.

in Behavioral Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 7350 words.

Abstract

Trapline foraging, a behavior consisting of repeated visitation to spatially fixed resources in a predictable sequence, has been observed over diverse...

Gram-Negative Polymicrobial Bloodstream Infections and Clinical Decision Making with a Microarray Testing System

Kimberly Claeys, Jason Pogue, Paul Lephart, Emily Heil and J Kristie Johnson.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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Background

Molecular rapid diagnostic tests, such as the microarray-based Verigene Gram-Negative Blood...

Advancing an Ethic of Embodied Relational Sexuality to Guide Decision-Making in Dementia Care

Alisa Grigorovich and Pia Kontos.

Edited by Rachel Pruchno.

in The Gerontologist

March 2018; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 4748 words.

Abstract

Sexuality and intimacy are universal needs that transcend age, cognitive decline, and disability; sexuality is a fundamental aspect of the human...

Care-Related Decision-Making Satisfaction and Caregiver Well-Being in Families Caring for Older Members1

Virginia L. Smerglia and Gary T. Deimling.

in The Gerontologist

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Families provide care and make decisions regarding care within the context of specific structural characteristics and the broader family environment. This research analyzes data from 244...

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Why We Really Don't Care about the Evidence in Evidence-Based Decision Making in Conservation (and How to Change This)

Daniel T. Blumstein.

in Ignoring Nature No More

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 4277 words.

This chapter first explains why scientific evidence plays a key role in conservation and management. It then discusses how scientific evidence should be used in decision making and how to...

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The Treatment Decision-Making Process: Age Differences in a Sample of Women Recently Diagnosed With Nonrecurrent, Early-Stage Breast Cancer1

Ann C. Petrisek, Linda L. Laliberte, Susan M. Allen and Vincent Mor.

in The Gerontologist

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

This research utilizes retrospective, self-report data collected from a nonprobability sample of women recently diagnosed with nonrecurrent, early-stage breast cancer to better understand...

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The selection of talent as a group process. A literature review on the social dynamics of decision making in grant panels

Pleun van Arensbergen, Inge van der Weijden and Peter van den Besselaar.

in Research Evaluation

October 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics; Biological Sciences. 10024 words.

Talent selection within science is increasingly performed by panels, e.g. by reviewing grant or fellowship applications. Many studies from fields of sociology of science and science policy...

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Variability in adolescent portal privacy features: how the unique privacy needs of the adolescent patient create a complex decision-making process

Marianne Sharko, Lauren Wilcox, Matthew K Hong and Jessica S Ancker.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 7063 words.

Abstract

Objective

Medical privacy policies, which are clear-cut for adults and young children, become ambiguous...

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