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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Cancer Support Community

Joanne S. Buzaglo, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Margaret L. Longacre and Mitch Golant.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5216 words.

The demands of caregiving are associated with physical, emotional, and practical consequences for cancer patients and caregivers. Guided by a person-centered model of evidence-based...

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Antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia

Matthew Dryden, Kieran Hand and Peter Davey.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1862 words.

Antibiotic guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) often recommend broad-spectrum agents for severe pneumonia. While these may be entirely appropriate in terms of their spectrum...

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Treatment costs associated with community-acquired pneumonia by community level of antimicrobial resistance

Carl Asche, Carrie McAdam-Marx, Brian Seal, Benjamin Crookston and C. Daniel Mullins.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4876 words.

Introduction

The aim is to quantify community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treatment outcomes and costs from a managed care perspective by the level of...

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Changing needs of community-acquired pneumonia

Julio Alberto Ramirez and Antonio R. Anzueto.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4464 words.

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a serious condition associated with significant morbidity and potential long-term mortality. Although the majority of patients with CAP are treated as...

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Understanding Topics and Sentiment in an Online Cancer Survivor Community

Kenneth Portier, Greta E. Greer, Lior Rokach, Nir Ofek, Yafei Wang, Prakhar Biyani, Mo Yu, Siddhartha Banerjee, Kang Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra and John Yen.

in JNCI Monographs

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 1588 words.

Online cancer communities help members support one another, provide new perspectives about living with cancer, normalize experiences, and reduce isolation. The American Cancer Society’s...

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Screening Mammograms by Community Radiologists: Variability in False-Positive Rates

Joann G. Elmore, Diana L. Miglioretti, Lisa M. Reisch, Mary B. Barton, William Kreuter, Cindy L. Christiansen and Suzanne W. Fletcher.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 5792 words.

Background: Previous studies have shown that the agreement among radiologists interpreting a test set of mammograms is relatively low. However, data available from real-world...

International Variation in Screening Mammography Interpretations in Community-Based Programs

Joann G. Elmore, Connie Y. Nakano, Thomas D. Koepsell, Laurel M. Desnick, Carl J. D’Orsi and David F. Ransohoff.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 8250 words.

Background: Variations in mammography interpretations may have important clinical and economic implications. To evaluate international variability in mammography interpretation,...

Effectiveness of Computer-Aided Detection in Community Mammography Practice

Joshua J. Fenton, Linn Abraham, Stephen H. Taplin, Berta M. Geller, Patricia A. Carney, Carl D’Orsi, Joann G. Elmore and William E. Barlow.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 7118 words.

Background

Computer-aided detection (CAD) is applied during screening mammography for millions of US women annually, although it is uncertain whether CAD...

Effects of triclosan incorporation into ABS plastic on biofilm communities

Lauren M. Junker and Anthony G. Hay.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6284 words.

Objective: This study compared the attached biofilm populations on acrylonitrile–butadiene–styrene (ABS) plastic with and without the incorporation of the antimicrobial...

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Adjunctive therapies for community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review

Ilias I. Siempos, Konstantinos Z. Vardakas, Petros Kopterides and Matthew E. Falagas.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 5232 words.

Background

We endeavoured to accumulate and evaluate the available evidence regarding therapies that have been investigated as potential adjuncts to...

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Comparative activity of telithromycin against typical community-acquired respiratory pathogens

Astrid Buxbaum, Sabine Forsthuber, Wolfgang Graninger and Apostolos Georgopoulos.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2806 words.

Objectives: Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Major bacterial pathogens in RTIs, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, have...

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Identifying the need for and availability of community rehabilitation for patients in the community with brain and CNS tumours

Tiffany Treharne and Catharine James.

in Neuro-Oncology

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Of the 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK, 60% have unmet physical or...

Efficacy of Breast Cancer Screening in the Community According to Risk Level

Joann G. Elmore, Lisa M. Reisch, Mary B. Barton, William E. Barlow, Sharon Rolnick, Emily L. Harris, Lisa J. Herrinton, Ann M. Geiger, R. Kevin Beverly, Gene Hart, Onchee Yu, Sarah M. Greene, Noel S. Weiss and Suzanne W. Fletcher.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 6614 words.

Background: The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on...

Activity of the ketolide antibacterial telithromycin against typical community-acquired respiratory pathogens

D. Felmingham, G. Zhanel and D. Hoban.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Community-acquired respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are among the most prevalent infectious diseases in the developed world. They cause considerable morbidity, resulting in a major impact...

Population dynamics of methicillin-susceptible and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus in remote communities

F. G. O'Brien, G. W. Coombs, J. W. Pearman, M. Gracey, F. Moss, K. J. Christiansen and W. B. Grubb.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6075 words.

Objectives

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) was first reported in remote regions of Western Australia (WA) in 1992...

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Sparfloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: a pooled data analysis of two studies

M. Aubier, H. Lode, G. Gialdroni-Grassi, G. Huchon, J. Hosie, N. Legakis, C. Regamey, S. Segev, R. Vester, W. J. Wijnands and N. Tolstuchow.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

A pooled data analysis of two double-blind studies encompassing 1137 episodes of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalised adults, of which 560 were treated with sparfloxacin and 577...

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Strategies of adaptation of Staphylococcus epidermidis to hospital and community: amplification and diversification of SCCmec

Joana Rolo, Hermínia de Lencastre and Maria Miragaia.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 5700 words.

Objectives

Staphylococcus epidermidis is a harmless commensal, but it can become a human pathogen, mainly in the hospital environment. In order...

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Fusidic acid resistance in community isolates of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus and fusidic acid prescribing

Brendan W. Mason, Anthony J. Howard and John T. Magee.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1637 words.

The level of resistance to fusidic acid among community methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) isolates in the UK and prescriptions for fusidic acid have both doubled over the...

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Improving access to appropriate post-exposure doxycycline for Lyme disease prophylaxis: role for community pharmacies

Allison M Dering-Anderson and Alex J Adams.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1293 words.

Abstract

The transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi to humans through tick bites results in Lyme disease. Appropriate therapy for Lyme disease is antibacterial...

A case–control study of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection

M. H. Wilcox, L. Mooney, R. Bendall, C. D. Settle and W. N. Fawley.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

August 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4786 words.

Objectives

The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).

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