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Geography & Life Sciences: Chapter 46355

Chapter 46355 provides bibliographic information on scholary research in geography and in the life sciences.

Improving hematocrits. In the dialysis unit. Nephrology News & Issues 15(6): 49-50

Improving hemodialysis patient outcomes: a step-by-step approach. Seminars in Dialysis 15(1): 35-37

Improving hepatitis B immunization among high-risk adolescents: a low-cost intervention on the Mexico-United States border. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica 9(4): 228-233

Improving heterologous protein folding via molecular chaperone and foldase co-expression. Methods in Molecular Biology 205: 171-197

Improving high risk encounters between people with mental illness and the police. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 28(3): 332-337

Improving high-resolution MR bold venographic imaging using a T1 reducing contrast agent. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 10(2): 118-123

Improving home care. A survey on physician and nurse communication. Home Care Provider 3(2): 100-3, 110

Improving homeopathic prescribing by applying epidemiological techniques: the role of likelihood ratio. Homeopathy 91(4): 230-238

Improving homework compliance in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology 58(5): 499-511

Improving hospital billing and receivables management: principles for profitability. Hospital Topics 70(1): 10-13

Improving hospital board effectiveness: an update. Frontiers of Health Services Management 6(3): 3-27

Improving hospital cost accounting with activity-based costing. Health Care Management Review 18(1): 71-77

Improving hospital decision-making. Report of the 1988 National Forum on Hospital and Health Affairs held in Durham, North Carolina, May 12-14, 1988. A Report of the ... National Forum on Hospital and Health Affairs. National Forum on Hospital and Health Affairs: 1-76

Improving hospital discharge arrangements. Journal of Nursing Management 2(1): 1-1

Improving hospital discharge arrangements for older people. Nursing Standard 1987) 11(40): 44-47

Improving hospital discharge planning for elderly patients. Health Care Financing Review 19(2): 47-72

Improving hospital efficiency and effectiveness. Healthcare Financial Management 41(6): 136-136

Improving hospital ethics committees: cross cultural concerns and their procedural implications. Hec Forum 1(3): 137-150

Improving hospital ethics committees: testing an educational model. Hec Forum 2(3): 157-170

Improving hospital investments using a disciplined approach. Healthcare Financial Management 42(7): 32, 34, 38-41

Improving hospital management in Japan by computers. Japan-Hospitals 4: 19-23

Improving hospital performance: issues in assessing the impact of TQM activities. Hospital & Health Services Administration 40(1): 80-94

Improving hospital productivity under PPS: managing cost reductions. Hospital & Health Services Administration 30(4): 97-111

Improving hospital training programs. Cross-Reference on Human Resources Management 11(3): 1-4

Improving hospital-acquired infection rates: the CDC experience. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 22(7): 457-467

Improving hospital/physician relationships. Hospitals & Health Networks 67(15): 148-148

Improving human health means eliminating microbial pathogens. Environmental Microbiology 1(3): 189-190

Improving human immunodeficiency virus testing for adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 155(7): 761-762

Improving hypertension control among excessive alcohol drinkers: a randomised controlled trial in France. The WALPA Group. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 49(6): 610-616

Improving hypertension control: a team approach in a primary care setting. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 26(11): 623-632

Improving identification and communication with referring and primary care physicians. Naham Management Journal 24(4): 7-10

Improving image contrast. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 180(2): 329-331

Improving image contrast using principal component analysis for subsequent image segmentation. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 25(5): 817-822

Improving image quality and T(1) measurements using saturation recovery turboFLASH with an approximate K-space normalisation filter. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 18(2): 157-167

Improving imaging contributions to trauma and tumor management. Current Opinion in Neurology 6(6): 905-911

Improving immune function and controlling viral replication in HIV-1-infected patients with immune-based therapies. Aids Reader 11(4): 209-221

Improving immunisation uptake. New Zealand Medical Journal 106(962): 370-370

Improving immunization rates in pediatric practice. Pediatric Annals 30(6): 320-327

Improving immunoassay performance and convenience. Clinical Chemistry 42(8 Pt 1): 1137-1139

Improving implant framework passive fit and accuracy through the use of verification stents and casts. Journal of Dental Technology 18(4): 23-25

Improving in the quality of mortality coding through press reports. Gaceta Sanitaria 15(6): 553-554

Improving incisor torque control with nickel titanium Torque Bars. Journal of Clinical Orthodontics 33(4): 224-230

Improving indigenous health: social and environmental factors deserve as much attention as health services. Medical Journal of Australia 170(4): 190-191

Improving induction day for pre-registration house officers. Medical Education 33(12): 928-928

Improving industrial relations in the NHS--a conference report. Health Services Manpower Review 8(1): 6-8

Improving infection control in general practice. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health 119(1): 17-22

Improving infection control in home care: from ritual to science-based practice. Home Healthcare Nurse 18(2): 99-105; Quiz 106

Improving influence of insulin on cognitive functions in humans. Neuroendocrinology 74(4): 270-280

Improving influenza and pneumococcal immunizations in Oklahoma: preliminary results of a survey of Medicare beneficiaries. Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association 94(10): 461-468

Improving influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk patients: a role for computer-supported prevention strategy?. Family Practice 15(2): 138-143

Improving influenza vaccine coverage. Where we are and where we should be heading. Australian Family Physician 25(3): 269-271

Improving information access for public health professionals. Journal of Medical Systems 26(6): 529-543

Improving information access with an emergency department system. Proceedings 121-125

Improving information given to patients before endoscopy: a regional audit. Quality in Health Care 3(1): 34-36

Improving information management in family practice: testing an adult learning model. Proceedings 687-692

Improving informed consent by implementing shared decisionmaking in health care. Irb 21(4): 1-5

Improving informed consent in clinical trials: a duty to experiment. Controlled Clinical Trials 20(2): 187-193

Improving informed consent: insights from behavioral decision research. Medical Care 40(9 Suppl): V30-V38

Improving inhaler therapy compliance in asthmatics. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 43(8): 585-585

Improving inpatient antibiotic prescribing: insights from participation in a national collaborative. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 27(8): 387-402

Improving input to case conferences. Nursing Standard 1987) 7(22): 33-33

Improving inservice effectiveness. Journal of Healthcare Materiel Management 5(5): 36-8, 40-1

Improving instrumentation for hospital care of neonates in Hungary. A system to help reduce the rate of perinatal mortality. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine 17(2): 59-65

Improving interactions between substance abusing mothers and their substance-exposed newborns. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 27(3): 262-269

Improving interdisciplinary communication. Nursing Management 29(4): 47, 49-47, 49

Improving interdisciplinary team process: a practical approach to team development. Journal of Allied Health 27(2): 89-95

Improving intergenerational health care communication. Journal of Health Communication 2(2): 129-137

Improving interlibrary loan quality through bench-marking: a case study from the Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto. Health Libraries Review 12(3): 215-218

Improving interorganizational data interchange for drug development. Computers in Biology and Medicine 29(1): 89-99

Improving interpretation of the decay index for DNA sequence data. Systematic Biology 50(5): 742-752

Improving interproximal access in direct provisional acrylic resin restorations. Quintessence International 25(10): 697-703

Improving intra-oral radiography. British Dental Journal 183(9): 338-339

Improving inventory records now becoming more important. Hospital Financial Management 34(6): 62-63

Improving investing outcomes through interest rate management. Healthcare Financial Management 51(2): 80-81

Improving ion mass ratio performance at low concentrations in methamphetamine GC-MS assay through internal standard selection. Journal of Analytical Toxicology 20(7): 592-595

Improving iron status in children in poor environments. Bmj 325(7373): 1125-1125

Improving job interview skills. Healthcare Financial Management 53(9): 64-66

Improving job satisfaction and enlarging the role of technicians. Journal of Pharmacy Technology 7(3): 93-99

Improving job satisfaction of rural South Dakota mental health providers through education: a pilot study. South Dakota Journal of Medicine 49(3): 93-96

Improving knowledge of CHD. Professional Nurse 18(1): 8-9

Improving knowledge of strategic goals and the impact on organizational commitment. Health Marketing Quarterly 18(3-4): 119-132

Improving knowledge of the prostate cancer screening dilemma among African American men: an academic-community partnership in Washington, DC. Public Health Reports 116(6): 590-598

Improving lab productivity: the search for strategies. Part II. Mlo: Medical Laboratory Observer 16(3): 43-6, 50-2

Improving lab productivity: top goal for the 1980s. Part I. Mlo: Medical Laboratory Observer 16(3): 32-38

Improving laboratory results turnaround time. Best Practices and Benchmarking in Healthcare 1(6): 301-306

Improving language abilities of student nurses in basic nursing teaching. Zhonghua Hu Li Za Zhi 31(10): 600-601

Improving laparoscopic visibility and safety through smoke evacuation. Surgical Laparoscopy & Endoscopy 6(5): 380-384

Improving large-order perturbative expansions in quantum chromodynamics. Physical Review Letters 69(17): 2472-2474

Improving lattice perturbation theory. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields 53(5): 2605-2609

Improving learning of a clinical skill: the first year's experience of teaching endotracheal intubation in a clinical simulation facility. Medical Education 36(7): 635-642

Improving leg ulcer care in the community. Professional Nurse 12(12): 861-863

Improving lesion conductivity estimate by means of EEG source localization sensitivity to model parameter. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 19(1): 1-15

Improving levels of service through enhanced distribution techniques at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Hospital Materiel Management Quarterly 15(3): 14-20

Improving life for the wheelchair user. Patient Care 18(11): 48-50, 53, 56-7 Passim

Improving lipase production from Candida rugosa by a biochemical engineering approach. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 93(1-2): 131-142

Improving lives through information. Health Affairs 18(2): 219-225

Improving local control in breast conserving therapy: to clip or not to clip?. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 34(5): 1173-1174

Improving local control in patients with aggressive fibromatosis by combined surgery and radiotherapy. Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen 73(6): 615-621

Improving local minima of Hopfield networks with augmented Lagrange multipliers for large scale TSPs. Neural Networks 13(3): 283-285

Improving local services for women with breast cancer: interviews with general practitioners in central Sydney. Australian Health Review 23(2): 123-133

Improving long-term care for persons with Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 44(1): 91-92

Improving long-term outcome after stroke--the views of patients and carers. Health Trends 23(4): 161-162

Improving long-term recall in epidemiologic studies. Epidemiology 5(1): 1-4

Improving lupus knowledge. Australian Nursing Journal 9(3): 39-39

Improving machine learning performance by removing redundant cases in medical data sets. Proceedings. AMIA Symposium: 523-527

Improving malaria information support for health professionals in southern Africa: 'Red Malaria Reference Initiative'. Leprosy Review 71(1): 111-112

Improving managed care. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 44(12): 1194-1195

Improving managed care through coding, monitoring, and trending quality-of-care concerns. Journal for Healthcare Quality 20(1): 20-3, 26-8

Improving managed care value through customer service. Healthcare Financial Management 56(6): 38-42

Improving managed care's management. Modern Healthcare 20(19): 27-8, 34-8, 41

Improving management of anemia using CQI techniques. Nephrology News & Issues 11(9): 11-13

Improving management of asthma: closing the loop or progressing along the audit spiral?. Quality in Health Care 1(1): 15-20

Improving management of atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation in a community hospital. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 26(1): 18-28

Improving management of bereavement in general practice based on a survey of recently bereaved subjects in a single general practice. British Journal of General Practice 50(460): 863-866

Improving management of depression. Cmaj 162(3): 316-316

Improving management of diabetes in residential and nursing homes. British Diabetic Association publishes guidance. Bmj 317(7151): 149-149

Improving management of diabetes in residential and nursing homes. "Home clinic" facilitates communication with carers. Bmj 317(7151): 148-149

Improving management of duodenal ulcer disease. Postgraduate Medical Journal 73(865): 717-719

Improving management of hyperemesis gravidarum. Hmo Practice 9(1): 19-21

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 1. alpha-Glucosidase inhibitors. Hospital Practice 34(10): 43-46

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 2. Biguanides. Hospital Practice 34(11): 41-44

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 3. Sulfonylureas. Hospital Practice 34(12): 129-34, 137, 140

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 4. Meglitinides. Hospital Practice 34(13): 38-40

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 5. Thiazolidinediones. Hospital Practice 35(1): 123-4, 129-32

Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 6. Chromium. Hospital Practice 35(2): 113-116

Improving management practices: a case study of linen usage. Australian Health Review 13(1): 15-21

Improving management technology: current realities and future expectations. Healthcare Financial Management 38(8): 19-22

Improving managerial decision making: the case of a hospital laboratory. Health Care Strategic Management 5(5): 13-16

Improving managers' critical thinking skills: student-generated case studies. Journal of Nursing Administration 30(7-8): 351-353

Improving marginal adaptation for type III gold castings. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 77(5): 556-556

Improving marketability for joint ventures. Medical Group Management Journal 45(1): 32-36

Improving marketability of exercise programs: implications for health promotion in the workplace. Health Marketing Quarterly 14(3): 91-106

Improving marketing practice in the health care field. Journal of Health Care Marketing 1(4): 18-24

Improving marketing strategies for wellness. Marketing Health Services 17(2): 30-38

Improving mass spectrometric sequencing of arginine-containing peptides by derivatization with acetylacetone. Journal of Mass Spectrometry 32(12): 1337-1349

Improving material flow with bar codes and notebook computers. Journal of Hospital Supply, Processing, and Distribution 3(4): 44-46

Improving material properties by a simple gas-treatment procedure. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology 28(5): 405-408

Improving materials management through re-engineering. Healthcare Financial Management 49(9): 30-4, 36, 38

Improving materials management with information support. U.S. Healthcare 5(11): 64, 66, 68-64, 66, 68

Improving maternal and child outcomes of hard-to-reach populations. Caring 16(7): 68-71

Improving maternal and newborn nursing services in a military medical center. Military Medicine 164(7): 466-470

Improving maternal care reduces mortality. Network 9(1): 6-7

Improving maternal health. Population Today 25(2): 3-3

Improving maternal health from the board room. Business and Health 5(3): 10-11

Improving maternity services: useful research--and the other kind. Health and Social Service Journal 91(4727): 84-85

Improving maximum walking distance in early peripheral arterial disease: randomised controlled trial. Australian Journal of PhysioTherapy 48(4): 269-275

Improving measurement stability and reproducibility of potentiometric sensors for polyions such as heparin. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 19(1-2): 163-173

Improving medical care for West Virginia seniors. West Virginia Medical Journal 97(4): 188-193

Improving medical diagnoses by understanding how they are made. Internal Medicine Journal 32(5-6): 277-280

Improving medical education. Bmj 306(6873): 284-285

Improving medical education in psychosocial disciplines by multimedia tools. Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie 53(2): 79-82

Improving medical record completion at a university hospital. Medical Record News 51(3): 25-32

Improving medical residents' attitudes toward HIV-infected persons through training in an HIV staging and triage clinic. Academic Medicine 69(12): 1001-1003

Improving medical students' attitudes toward and skills with the elderly. Gerontologist 33(3): 373-378

Improving medical students' comfort with, and skill in handling, gender-related inquiries during the residency selection process. Academic Medicine 77(11): 1174-1175

Improving medical students' communication with limited-literacy patients: project development and implementation. Journal of Cancer Education 16(2): 68-71

Improving medication access for the uninsured. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 57(21): 2004-2005

Improving medication adherence through patient education distinguishing between appropriate and inappropriate utilization. Patient Education Study Group. Journal of Rheumatology 26(8): 1793-1801

Improving medication administration error reporting systems. Why do errors occur?. Ambulatory Outreach: 16-20

Improving medication administration through an enhanced occurrence reporting system. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 9(1): 51-56

Improving medication compliance of a patient with schizophrenia through collaborative behavioral therapy. Psychiatric Services 53(3): 255-257

Improving medication safety across a multihospital system. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 27(3): 123-137

Improving medication safety and patient care in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing: Jen 29(1): 12-16

Improving medication use through pharmacists' access to patient-specific health care information. Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 42(4): 638-645

Improving memory effects of eel oil capsule on memory obstruction of mice hurt by anisodine. Zhong Yao Cai 23(4): 214-216

Improving memory in old age through implicit self-stereotyping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 71(6): 1092-1107

Improving mental health at work. Psychiatric Hospital 13(3): 77-83

Improving mental health professional-client relationships. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 38(9): 8-8

Improving mental health referrals between schools and community agencies. Psychiatric Services 52(1): 112-112

Improving mental health services for urban First Nations: policy issues relevant to health care reform. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health 16(2): 29-36

Improving mental health through nutrition: the future. Nutritional Neuroscience 4(4): 251-272

Improving mental well-being in the workplace. Occupational Medicine 47(8): 463-467

Improving meta-analysis for policy purposes. Nida Research Monograph 170: 202-215

Improving methodologies for the treatment of child and adolescent disorders: introduction. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 26(1): 1-6

Improving methods of chordal sparing mitral valve replacement. Part I: A new, non-distorting isovolumic balloon preparation for the left ventricle with intact mitral subvalvular apparatus. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 5(4): 376-382

Improving methods of chordal-sparing mitral valve replacement--Part II: Optimal tension for chordal resuspension. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 5(5): 477-483

Improving methods of chordal-sparing mitral valve replacement--Part III: Optimal direction for artificial chordae. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 5(5): 484-490

Improving methods of emergency contraception. Progress in Human Reproduction Research: 1-1

Improving microcirculation of muscle flaps by tissue plasminogen activator in the rat cremaster muscle flap model. Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie 32(3): 187-192

Improving microscope quality is a good investment for under-resourced laboratories. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 94(5): 582-582

Improving midwifery practice through clinical pathways. Australian College of Midwives Incorporated Journal 9(2): 11-13

Improving midwives' knowledge and skills. JICA Reproductive Health Project. MCH / FP Center. Integration: 14-19

Improving military trauma care. Military Medicine 159(11): A3-A3

Improving mobility and community access in an adult with ataxia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 56(4): 462-466

Improving monoclonal antibody pharmacokinetics via chemical modification. Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine 42(4): 242-249

Improving morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. European Journal of Anaesthesiology. Supplement 8: 3-7

Improving mortality data in South Africa: review of next of kin statements to determine cause of death in police certification. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 47(3): 248-250

Improving mouth guards. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 72(4): 373-380

Improving musculoskeletal clinical skills teaching. A regionwide audit and intervention study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 57(11): 656-659

Improving my materials management IQ. Ohms Digest 2(3): 4-7

Improving nasal tip projection and definition using interdomal sutures and open approach without transcolumellar incision. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 26(3): 161-166

Improving natural selection. Critical Care Medicine 28(3): 898-899

Improving neonatal care in a developing country. Mcn. American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 22(5): 231-234

Improving neonatal care: women as health providers. Mothers and Children 8(2 Suppl): 3-4

Improving neonatal transport in the Third World--technology or teaching?. South African Journal of Surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Chirurgie 39(4): 122-124

Improving neurologic outcome after cardiac surgery. Anesthesiology 90(5): 1243-1247

Improving neurologic outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Prehospital Emergency Care 1(1): 45-57

Improving nurse retention in the National Health Service in England: the impact of job satisfaction on intentions to quit. Journal of Health Economics 20(5): 677-701

Improving nursing administration to increase level of clinical nursing research. Zhonghua Hu Li Za Zhi 32(5): 272-273

Improving nursing assistant turnover and stability rates in a long-term care facility. Geriatric Nursing 20(4): 203-208

Improving nursing care through mentored research: a paper within a paper. Contemporary Nurse 9(3-4): 265-274

Improving nursing conditions. Health Affairs 21(2): 305-306

Improving nursing documentation for private-duty home health care. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 13(5): 24-43; Quiz 91-2

Improving nursing documentation to include outcomes of care in computerized information systems. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 46: 105-110

Improving nursing education classroom environments. Journal of Nursing Education 37(5): 232-236

Improving nursing home residents' function and quality of life. Balance 2(6): 10-13

Improving nursing practice through clinical nursing scholarship. Clinical Nurse Specialist Cns 11(3): 108-108

Improving nursing practice with staff education: the challenges of dysphagia. Gastroenterology Nursing 19(6): 201-206

Improving nursing practice, education, and research. Journal of Nursing Administration 26(3): 30-37

Improving nursing records nd the medical establishment. A double challenge to be solved. Krankenpflege. Soins Infirmiers 95(4): 63-65

Improving nursing records with audit. Nursing Standard 1987) 7(51): 37-39

Improving nursing recruitment and retention in a sub-acute health service. Australian Health Review 25(6): 95-99

Improving nursing's image will help end the shortage today and tomorrow. Hospital Topics 68(1): 33-34

Improving object classification with biomimetic sonar. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 110(3 Pt 1): 1263-1266

Improving odour assessment by using better dispersion models: some examples. Water Science and Technology 44(9): 149-156

Improving oesophageal access through thoracoscopy. Irish Journal of Medical Science 171(2): 66-66

Improving of underground work technology at mining facilities and problems of industrial hygiene. Gigiena i Sanitariia: 31-34

Improving office delivery of preventive care. Hospital Practice 32(1): 123-5, 130-1

Improving office operations and maximizing reimbursement for the orthopedic practice. Clinics in Sports Medicine 21(2): 223-229

Improving office-based preventive care for diabetes. The beneficial results of a patient questionnaire and a flow chart. North Carolina Medical Journal 62(1): 8-13

Improving on PPI-based therapy of GORD. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 13 Suppl 1: S35-S41

Improving on a coin toss to predict patient adherence to medications. Annals of Internal Medicine 134(10): 1004-1006

Improving on a method for estimating seroprevalence from pooled sera. Annals of Epidemiology 3(1): 116-116

Improving on an old idea. Modern Healthcare 17(14): 184-184

Improving on the Japanese pharmacopeia--on assays and determinations. Eisei Shikenjo Hokoku. Bulletin of National Institute of Hygienic Sciences: 137-139

Improving on-time performance in health care organizations: a case study. Health Care Management Science 2(1): 27-34

Improving oncology nursing practice through understanding and exploring the Internet. Oncology Nursing Forum 25(10 Suppl): 4-10

Improving operational efficiencies--Part I. Food Management 26(7): 30-30

Improving operational efficiencies--Part II. Appropriate equipment selection can cut costs while enhancing production versatility. Food Management 20(8): 52, 57-52, 57

Improving operational efficiency in interventional radiology. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 173(4): 1013-1016

Improving operative performance using a laparoscopic hernia simulator. American Journal of Surgery 182(6): 725-728

Improving operative safety for cirrhotic liver resection. British Journal of Surgery 88(2): 210-215

Improving opportunities for effective management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Digestive and Liver Disease 33(8): 720-730

Improving oral contraception compliance. The "ringing card": memory aid or new ritual?. Gynecologie, Obstetrique & Fertilite 28(4): 317-323

Improving oral examinations. Interobserver agreement does not necessarily imply reliability. Bmj 311(7019): 1572-1573

Improving oral health care for the frail elderly: a review of widespread problems and best practices. Geriatric Nursing 23(4): 189-199

Improving oral health for people with special needs through community-based dental care delivery systems. Journal of the California Dental Association 26(5): 404-409

Improving oral health in institutionalised elderly people by educating caregivers: a randomised controlled trial. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 29(4): 289-297

Improving oral health through understanding the meaning of health and disease in a Chinese culture. International Dental Journal 43(1): 2-8

Improving oral health: public or private funding?. Community Dental Health 16(3): 129-129

Improving oral hygiene for the seriously ill patient: implementing research-based practice. Medsurg Nursing 9(1): 40-3, 46

Improving oral medication compliance with an electronic aid. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine 16(3): 48-54, 58

Improving oral reading fluency: a brief experimental analysis of combining an antecedent intervention with consequences. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 35(3): 271-281

Improving organ donor rates. Medical Journal of Australia 170(10): 463-464

Improving organ retrieval rates: various proposals and their ethical validity. Health Care Analysis 8(3): 279-295

Improving organizational performance. Hospital Pharmacy 29(4): 390-394

Improving organizational performance standards: data aggregation and analysis. Home Healthcare Nurse 18(7): 438-441

Improving organizational performance standards: data collection in home care. Home Healthcare Nurse 18(6): 359-362

Improving organizational performance: a new name for an old process. Hospital Food & Nutrition Focus 10(4): 1-3

Improving organizational performance: an introduction to the 1995 Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Standard. Cancer Practice 4(2): 88-95

Improving organizational processes for gains during implementation. Computers in Nursing 14(3): 171-80; Quiz 181-2

Improving our aim. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 24(2): 130-147

Improving our diet--still a long way to go. New England Journal of Medicine 335(10): 738-740

Improving our image. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 4(3): 246-248

Improving our professional credibility. Mlo: Medical Laboratory Observer 15(9): 125, 128-125, 128

Improving our public health system's care for children with asthma. Pediatrics 99(2): 252-254

Improving our understanding of home care quality: what can we learn from industry and health care?. Pride Institute Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 9(4): 16-25

Improving our working lives. Practising Midwife 3(1): 22-22

Improving out-of-hospital resuscitation. Lancet 344(8922): 561-562

Improving out-patient appointment systems. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 6(1): 18-23

Improving out-patient clinic waiting times: methodological and substantive issues. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 8(6): 14-22

Improving outcome after traumatic brain injury--progress and challenges. British Medical Bulletin 55(4): 910-926

Improving outcome from extremity shotgun injury. American Surgeon 59(6): 359-364

Improving outcome in schizophrenia: the case for early intervention. Cmaj 160(6): 843-846

Improving outcome in schizophrenia: the potential importance of EPS and neuroleptic dysphoria. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry 14(1): 47-57

Improving outcome of cataract surgery in developing countries. Lancet 355(9199): 158-159

Improving outcome through two decades in childhood ALL in the Nordic countries: the impact of high-dose methotrexate in the reduction of CNS irradiation. Nordic Society of Pediatric Haematology and Oncology (NOPHO). Leukemia 14(12): 2267-2275

Improving outcomes. Nephrology News & Issues 11(8): 10-10

Improving outcomes and managing costs of care: from the XIII International AIDS Conference. Aids Reader 10(8): 460-464

Improving outcomes and reducing costs in intensive care. Report on Medical Guidelines & Outcomes Research 11(4): 7-10, 12

Improving outcomes following penetrating colon wounds: application of a clinical pathway. Annals of Surgery 235(6): 775-781

Improving outcomes for mechanically ventilated medical intensive care unit patients using advanced practice nurses: a 6-year experience. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America 14(3): 231-243

Improving outcomes for patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 7(3): 61-70

Improving outcomes for patients hospitalized with CHF. Managed Care Quarterly 10(2): 30-40

Improving outcomes for patients with schizophrenia: new hope for an old illness. Cmaj 160(6): 826-828

Improving outcomes for pediatric patients in the adult cardiac catheterization laboratories. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing 15(6): 326-332

Improving outcomes for recent-onset psychoses: disentangling hope, speculation and evidence. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 100(2): 83-84

Improving outcomes for ventilator-dependent patients: quality enhancement to decrease mechanical ventilation time. Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice 3(3): 95-98

Improving outcomes for young people with diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 19(8): 702-703

Improving outcomes for young people with diabetes: use of new technology and a skills-based training approach is urgently needed. Diabetic Medicine 18(11): 861-863

Improving outcomes in acute coronary syndromes--the FRISC II trial. Clinical Cardiology 24(3 Suppl): I3-I7

Improving outcomes in asthma: role of pharmacy. Annals of PharmacoTherapy 31(4): 495-497

Improving outcomes in chronic illness. Managed Care Quarterly 4(2): 12-25

Improving outcomes in colonic cancer. Hospital Medicine 61(10): 703-705

Improving outcomes in congestive heart failure: Val-HeFT. Valsartan in Heart Failure Trial. Cardiology 91 Suppl 1: 19-22

Improving outcomes in depression. Bmj 323(7319): 948-949

Improving outcomes in depression. Practice of medicine should carry health warning. Bmj 324(7339): 737-737

Improving outcomes in gynaecological cancer: the impact of centralisation on patient flows and service provision. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 21(5): 488-494

Improving outcomes in gynaecological cancers. Bjog 107(9): 1061-1063

Improving outcomes in heart failure. European Heart Journal 19(8): 1124-1125

Improving outcomes in hip fracture patients: are care pathways the answer?. Journal of Rheumatology 27(9): 2068-2070

Improving outcomes in hip fracture patients: using QA tools in a skilled nursing facility physical therapy clinic. Journal for Healthcare Quality 15(4): 21-25

Improving outcomes in rectal cancer. Hospital Medicine 61(10): 706-710

Improving outcomes in rehabilitation. Healthcare Management Forum 14(4): 17-27

Improving outcomes in rehabilitation. A call to arms (and legs). Medical Care 35(6 Suppl): Js21-Js27

Improving outcomes in the ICU setting: are we effectively using all of the information that is potentially available to us?. Chest 115(6): 1490-1492

Improving outcomes in the elderly after pressure ulcer repair. Plastic Surgical Nursing 20(3): 139-40, 156

Improving outcomes in therapeutic drug monitoring--a case history. Clinical Laboratory Management Review 10(2): 160-166

Improving outcomes measurement through computer assisted documentation. Ostomy/Wound Management 42(1): 18, 20-2

Improving outcomes of community-dwelling older patients with diabetes through pharmacist counseling. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 56(15): 1535-1539

Improving outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention. American Heart Journal 137(6): 979-982

Improving outcomes of the Fontan operation in children with atrial isomerism and heterotaxy syndromes. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 72(5): 1636-1640

Improving outcomes through a developmental approach to nipple feeding. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 12(5): 1-4

Improving outcomes through preoperative teaching. Nursing Times 95(1): 54-55

Improving outcomes using dental implants: integrating improvements in clinical practice. Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry 18(3): 271-6, 278, 280-1; Quiz 282

Improving outcomes while reducing utilization: an ICU case study. Healthcare Information Management 10(1): 67-73

Improving outcomes: clinical and educational challenges for psychiatric nurses. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 16(3 Suppl 1): S20-S26

Improving outpatient appointment access--lessons learned. Ambulatory Outreach: 10-12

Improving outpatient clinic efficiency using computer simulation. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Incorporating Leadership in Health Services 10(4-5): 197-201

Improving outpatient clinic staffing and scheduling with computer simulation. Journal of General Internal Medicine 11(3): 182-184

Improving outpatient diabetes management through a collaboration of six competing, capitated Medicare managed care plans. American Journal of Medical Quality 15(2): 65-71

Improving outpatient psychiatric care. New England Journal of Medicine 336(8): 578-579

Improving outpatient registration with TQM. Healthcare Financial Management 47(8): 75, 77, 79-81

Improving outpatient services--the value of information. Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care: 978-978

Improving outpatient vascular access management. Nephrology News & Issues 15(7): 16-7, 58

Improving paediatric and newborn life support training by the use of modified manikins allowing airway occlusion. Resuscitation 54(3): 265-268

Improving paediatric diabetes care. Nursing Standard 1987) 13(51): 38-43

Improving pain management after total joint replacement surgery. Orthopedic Nursing 18(4): 37-45, 64

Improving pain management by nurses: A pilot Peer Intervention Program. Nursing & Health Sciences 3(1): 35-45

Improving pain management for orthopedic patients at Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX. Quality Connection 7(1): 9-9

Improving pain management in an acute care setting. The Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University experience. Orthopedic Nursing 16(4): 29-36

Improving pain management in critical care. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 22(10): 702-712

Improving pain management in long-term care facilities. Journal of Palliative Medicine 4(4): 567-573

Improving pain management in your health care organization. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 13(4): 73-82; Quiz 93-4

Improving pain management practice. A medical center moves beyond education to document and manage patient care. Health Progress 77(4): 50-54

Improving pain management practices curriculum changes in a baccalaureate program. A report from the Nursing Research & Education Council. Prairie Rose 67(4): 15-15

Improving pain management through policy making and education for medical regulators. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 24(4): 344-347

Improving pain management: an ongoing journey. Oncology Nursing Forum 27(6): 938-944

Improving pain management: breaking down the invisible barrier. British Journal of Nursing 9(19): 2067-2072

Improving pain outcomes of hospice patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 26(9): 1499-1504

Improving pain relief in a rural cancer center. Cancer Practice 10 Suppl 1(): S39-S44

Improving palliative care. Annals of Internal Medicine 127(3): 225-230

Improving palliative care education by training the trainer. Home Healthcare Nurse 20(11): 751-751

Improving palliative care for cancer. Lancet. Oncology 4(2): 73-74

Improving palliative care through effective communication. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 7(2): 86-90

Improving palliative care: audit and standards. Nursing Standard 1987) 12(8): 34-35

Improving palliative care: the need for change. Journal of the American Medical Women's Association 57(2): 71-72

Improving participation and interrater agreement in scoring Ambulatory Pediatric Association abstracts. How well have we succeeded?. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 150(4): 380-383

Improving participation in HIV clinical trials: impact of a brief intervention. HIV Clinical Trials 2(3): 205-212

Improving patient access. Medical Group Management Journal 44(2): 66-8, 70, 72

Improving patient and community well-being. Physician Executive 20(10): 41-43

Improving patient and family education through diagnosis-driven protocols and documentation. Nursing Quality Connection 5(3): 28-29

Improving patient care and reducing risk through effective communication. Health Law in Canada 18(1): 30-32

Improving patient care by changing physician behavior. Hospital Medical Staff 11(1): 2-8

Improving patient care by using medical records to transmit medication orders. Hospital Formulary 24(11): 653-5, 658, 663-6

Improving patient care delivery with integrated case management. Healthcare Financial Management 50(12): 34-35

Improving patient care in MRI. Radiology Management 16(2): 30-31

Improving patient care in a changing environment: a teaching case. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 21(3): 49-55

Improving patient care in the UK: clinical audit in the Oxford Region. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 8(2): 141-152

Improving patient care outcomes by teaching quality improvement to medical students in community-based practices. Academic Medicine 77(10): 1011-1018

Improving patient care recording methods. Medical Record News 46(3): 31-35

Improving patient care through computerization. Contemporary Longterm Care 11(8): 18, 20, 22-18, 20, 22

Improving patient care through implementation of nurse-driven restraint protocols. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 13(6): 32-46

Improving patient care through problem-solving groups. Health Progress 68(7): 42-45

Improving patient care through the use of research. Orthopedic Nursing 20(4): 75-81

Improving patient care with collaborative rounds. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 60(2): 132-135

Improving patient care, cutting hospital costs. A process improvement system. Hospital Topics 73(1): 35-37

Improving patient care--goal of NYC hospital visitors. Voluntary Action Leadership: 9-9

Improving patient care: experiment in planned change. Qa Review 3(8): 6-7

Improving patient comfort with lingual brackets. Journal of Clinical Orthodontics 31(10): 689-694

Improving patient comfort with lingual sheaths. Journal of Clinical Orthodontics 30(9): 524-524

Improving patient communication in no time. Family Practice Management 6(5): 23-28

Improving patient compliance by packaging techniques. Hospital Formulary 11(6): 303-303

Improving patient compliance through use of single daily dosages. Hospital Pharmacy 12(10): 508-510

Improving patient compliance with HIV treatment regimens. JAMA 280(20): 1745-1746

Improving patient compliance with asthma therapy. Respiratory Medicine 94(1): 2-9

Improving patient confidentiality. Bmj 309(6960): 1019-1020

Improving patient education documentation. Nursing Management 24(10): 61-62

Improving patient education for patients with low literacy skills. American Family Physician 53(1): 205-211

Improving patient education for poor readers. Nursing Spectrum 9(5): 12-14

Improving patient flow wins award. Or Manager 16(6): 21-21

Improving patient flow, patient satisfaction, and productivity with performance budgeting: a case study. Hospital Cost Management and Accounting 9(1): 1-8

Improving patient flow: the Esther Project. Healthcare Benchmarks 9(2): 14-16

Improving patient follow-up through implementation of an ambulatory care quality improvement program. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 11(3): 62-67

Improving patient identification data on the Patient Master Index. Health Information Management 29(1): 14-17

Improving patient involvement in chronic disease management: the views of patients, GPs and specialists on a guidebook for ulcerative colitis. Patient Education and Counseling 47(3): 257-263

Improving patient meal satisfaction with room service meal delivery. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 18(1): 27-37

Improving patient outcomes by including patient preferences in nursing care. Proceedings. AMIA Symposium: 448-452

Improving patient outcomes following joint replacement surgery at Methodist Evangelical Hospital. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders 5(5): 11-13

Improving patient outcomes in a dialysis unit: an integrated approach to CQI. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 9(1): 44-50

Improving patient outcomes through CQI: vascular access planning. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 13(2): 77-85

Improving patient positioning for laparoscopic procedures. Aorn Journal 67(4): 863-864

Improving patient recruitment to multicentre clinical trials: the case for employing a data manager in a district general hospital-based oncology centre. Clinical Oncology ) 13(1): 38-43

Improving patient relations. How employee training turns into total marketing. Profiles in Hospital Marketing: 51-55

Improving patient safety by identifying side effects from introducing bar coding in medication administration. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 9(5): 540-553

Improving patient safety. Support systems help prevent medical errors. Healthplan 43(3): 54, 58-60

Improving patient satisfaction at all points in the revenue cycle. Patient Accounts 17(10): 2-3

Improving patient satisfaction can be data-driven process. Data Strategies & Benchmarks 6(10): 154-158

Improving patient satisfaction in health care clinics through the use of a focus group approach. Health Marketing Quarterly 5(1-2): 89-116

Improving patient satisfaction scores using decision support systems. Naham Management Journal 23(4): 4-6

Improving patient satisfaction through focus group interviews. Nursing Leadership Forum 3(4): 124-129

Improving patient satisfaction through multidisciplinary performance improvement teams. Journal of Nursing Administration 32(9): 448-454

Improving patient satisfaction through unit-based team case management. Continuum 19(2): 12-16

Improving patient satisfaction with time spent in an orthopedic outpatient clinic. Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien de Chirurgie 43(6): 431-436

Improving patient satisfaction: a control chart case study. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 25(3): 78-83

Improving patient services through a professional shopper program. Journal of Health Care Marketing 6(3): 64-68

Improving patient success with oral contraceptives: the importance of counseling. Nurse Practitioner 23(4): 51-2, 55-6, 59-62

Improving patient throughput in an MRI center. Administrative Radiology 7(2): 62-64

Improving patient tolerance of mechanical ventilation. Challenges ahead. Critical Care Clinics 10(4): 659-671

Improving patient's posture during nerve surgery. Zhonghua Hu Li Za Zhi 32(9): 499-501

Improving patient-doctor concordance: an intervention study in general practice. Family Practice 13(5): 427-431

Improving patient-education assessment skills of hospital staff: a case study in diabetes. Patient Counselling and Health Education 3(1): 26-29

Improving patients' drug compliance. Psychiatric Services 48(11): 1468-1468

Improving patients' lives with pain management. American Nurse 25(8): 16, 19-16, 19

Improving patients' postoperative sleep: a randomized control study comparing subcutaneous with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia. Journal of Advanced Nursing 30(4): 875-881

Improving patients' safety by gathering information. Anonymous reporting has an important role. Bmj 323(7308): 298-298

Improving pay and working conditions is better than merely rewarding healthcare teams. Bmj 317(7158): 602-602

Improving pediatric asthma outcomes in the community setting: does pharmaceutical care make a difference?. Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 42(5): 743-752

Improving pediatric asthma outcomes using self-management skills. Nurse Practitioner 25(11): 16-8, 27-30, 32-3 Passim; Quiz 38-9

Improving pediatric asthma patient outcomes by incorporation of effective interventions. Journal of Asthma 38(8): 681-690

Improving peer review: alternatives to unstructured judgments by a single reviewer. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 22(11): 762-769

Improving perception in site selection. Contemporary Longterm Care 12(10): 85-86

Improving perception of letters and visual structure of language. Perceptual and Motor Skills 88(2): 515-530

Improving percutaneous dilational tracheostomy. Chest 112(1): 295-295

Improving performance and promoting health by sports participation. Der Orthopade 29(11): 972-980

Improving performance at the local level: implementing a public health learning workforce intervention. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 7(4): 96-104

Improving performance in a contracted physician network. Physician Executive 25(6): 60-63

Improving performance in cataract surgery. Or Manager 14(6): 20-20

Improving performance in diabetes care: a multicomponent intervention. Effective Clinical Practice 3(5): 205-212

Improving performance in multi-specialty physician practices. Executive Solutions for Healthcare Management 3(3): 10-12

Improving performance in public hospitals: a role for comparative costs?. Health Policy 57(3): 235-248

Improving performance on the WCST: variations on the original procedure. Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. Schizophrenia Research 28(1): 63-76

Improving performance through an organizational culture of employee expertise. Clinical Laboratory Management Review 10(6): 607-612

Improving performance through change: an academic medical center's experience. Nursing Administration Quarterly 23(2): 74-82

Improving performance through self-assessment. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Incorporating Leadership in Health Services 12(2-3): 45-53

Improving performance using cascade control and a Smith predictor. Isa Transactions 40(3): 223-234

Improving performance using indicators. Recent experiences in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 13(6): 455-462

Improving performance with clinical decision support. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 22(7): 443-456

Improving performance with clinical standards: the impact of feedback on compliance with the integrated management of childhood illness algorithm in Niger, West Africa. International Journal of Health Planning and Management 16(3): 195-205

Improving performance with creative leadership. Administrative Radiology 9(6): 56-57

Improving performance, managing change. Journal of Ahima 72(2): 66-67

Improving performance: some practical options. Nursing Homes 32(4): 32-38

Improving perinatal autopsy rates: who is counseling bereaved parents for autopsy consent?. Birth 24(1): 55-57

Improving perinatal care services in Bangladesh and Nepal. Rcm Midwives Journal 5(9): 294-296

Improving perinatal outcomes in a rural hospital. Nursing Rsa 9(2): 33-36

Improving perioperative management of carotid endarterectomy. Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien de Chirurgie 41(3): 224-227

Improving perioperative outcomes in patients with end-stage heart failure. Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine 4 Suppl 1: S29-S34

Improving peritoneal venous catheter patency. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics 177(4): 415-416

Improving permanency planning in families with HIV disease. Child Welfare 77(2): 180-194

Improving permissive infection of human cytomegalovirus in cell culture. Archives of Virology 145(11): 2431-2438

Improving personal effectiveness through better management of time. Nursing Homes 33(2): 8-17

Improving pharmacotherapy in a psychiatric hospital. Psychiatric Services 50(3): 335-338

Improving pharmacy input in patient care through reorganization of clinical functions. Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 43(3): 131-133

Improving pharmacy supply-chain management in the operating room. Healthcare Financial Management 54(12): 58-61

Improving physical functioning in the elderly dialysis patient: relevance of physical therapy. Anna Journal 26(1): 11-4; Quiz 15-6

Improving physician participation in billing compliance programs. Healthcare Financial Management 52(2): 60-62

Improving physician prescribing patterns to treat rhinopharyngitis. Intervention strategies in two health systems of Mexico. Social Science & Medicine 42(8): 1185-1194

Improving physician prescribing practices: bridge over troubled waters. Cmaj 154(5): 675-677

Improving physician productivity. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 12(1): 11-26

Improving physician recruitment for rural hospitals. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders 11(11): 8-9, 1

Improving physician-patient communication can increase success of rehabilitation. Nephrology News & Issues 14(3): 44-45

Improving physician-patient communication in cancer care: outcome of a workshop for oncologists. Journal of Cancer Education 12(3): 166-173

Improving physician-patient interactions: a review. Patient Counselling and Health Education 4(3): 129-136

Improving physicians' images. With help for and from their office assistants. Profiles in Hospital Marketing: 74-79

Improving physicians' relationships with patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine 14 Suppl 1: S45-S50

Improving pictures in dermatopathology. American Journal of Dermatopathology 16(2): 161-166

Improving plasmid DNA-mediated liver gene transfer by prolonging its retention in the hepatic vasculature. Journal of Gene Medicine 3(6): 569-576

Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates for elderly patients. New Jersey Medicine 97(2): 35-39

Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates in an elderly population by patient education in an outpatient clinic. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 9(6): 411-413

Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates: a three-step approach. Family Medicine 32(5): 338-341

Improving police response to mentally ill people. Psychiatric Services 51(10): 1315-1316

Improving polymeric microemulsions with block copolymer polydispersity. Physical Review Letters 85(3): 670-673

Improving population influenza vaccine coverage through provider feedback and best practice identification. Canadian Journal of Public Health 92(5): 345-346

Improving population-based cervical cancer screening in general practice: effects of a national strategy. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 11(3): 193-200

Improving portable inhalation therapy through real-time assessment of patient pulmonary state. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation 33: 503-508

Improving post-impact care--a form of injury prevention. Injury Prevention 4(4 Suppl): S42-S45

Improving post-prandial control with Humalog and Humalog mixtures. International Journal of Clinical Practice. Supplement: 23-28

Improving postoperative MR imaging of pituitary macroadenomas: comparison of full and reduced dose of gadopentetate dimeglumine. European Radiology 10(7): 1068-1072

Improving postoperative analgesia after axillary brachial plexus anesthesia with 0.75% ropivacaine. A double-blind evaluation of adding clonidine. Minerva Anestesiologica 67(5): 407-412

Improving postoperative care: the role of the surgeon in the high dependency unit. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 78(3 ): 163-167

Improving potentially painful nursing care. Soins. Gerontologie: 29-31

Improving practice in marriage preparation. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy 25(1): 23-43

Improving practice profits. Part I ... A résumé. Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa 50(11): 533-534

Improving practice through research. Nursing New Zealand 7(1): 23-26

Improving practice through research: the case of heparin vs. saline for peripheral intermittent infusion devices. Medsurg Nursing 2(1): 23-27

Improving practice with a nurse nutrition team. Nursing Standard 1987) 15(19): 41-44

Improving practice with limited resources. Nursing Times 97(36): 43-43

Improving prediction of preterm birth using a new classification scheme and rule induction. Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care: 730-734

Improving prediction of protein secondary structure using structured neural networks and multiple sequence alignments. Journal of Computational Biology 3(1): 163-183

Improving pregnancy outcome and reducing avoidable clinical resource utilization through telephonic perinatal care coordination. Lippincott's Case Management 7(3): 103-112

Improving pregnancy outcome during imprisonment: a model residential care program. Social Work 46(2): 125-134

Improving prenatal care services for low-income African American women and infants. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 9(1): 14-29

Improving preoxygenation. British Journal of Anaesthesia 76(5): 748-748

Improving preschool immunization levels proving more complex than simply providing vaccines. JAMA 269(12): 1480-1481

Improving preschool-aged vaccination coverage: not business as usual. Indiana Medicine 86(1): 14-21

Improving prescribing in the elderly: a study in the long term care setting. Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 8(2): 78-83

Improving prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. British Journal of Rheumatology 32(7): 531-532

Improving prescribing practices in nursing homes. Cmaj 154(11): 1620-1620

Improving prescribing through use of CPS. Cmaj 155(5): 512-513

Improving pressure ulcer prevention through education. Nursing Standard 1987) 16(6): 64-8, 70

Improving prevention is difficult. Effective Clinical Practice 3(3): 153-155

Improving prevention systems in primary care practices: the Health Education and Research Trial (HEART). Journal of Family Practice 49(2): 115-125

Improving preventive care. Cmaj 161(2): 126-126

Improving preventive care for women: impact of a performance improvement program in a family practice office. Delaware Medical Journal 70(1): 11-16

Improving preventive health care in Medicare's health care quality improvement program. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 11(6): 397-401

Improving preventive practice. An educational intervention using chart audit. Australian Family Physician 28 Suppl 1(): S41-S45

Improving preventive service delivery through office systems. Pediatrics 108(3): E41-E41

Improving primary care for depression in late life: the design of a multicenter randomized trial. Medical Care 39(8): 785-799

Improving primary health care for people with learning disabilities. British Journal of Nursing 8(18): 1216-1221

Improving primary health care through systematic supervision: a controlled field trial. Health Policy and Planning 10(2): 144-153

Improving primary health care through technological innovation. Health Policy 13(3): 199-211

Improving private pharmacy practice: a multi-intervention experiment in Hanoi, Vietnam. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 55(11): 1148-1155

Improving private practitioner care of sick children: testing new approaches in rural Bihar. Health Policy and Planning 15(4): 400-407

Improving procedures for recording suicide statistics. Irish Medical Journal 89(1): 14-15

Improving productivity by implementing RIS and PACS throughout the clinic: a case study. Der Radiologe 42(5): 351-360

Improving productivity in academic group practice. Medical Group Management Journal 42(3): 72, 74, 76 Passim-72, 74, 76 Passim

Improving productivity in health care. Oh. Osteopathic Hospitals 20(2): 10-12

Improving productivity in rural hospitals. Healthcare Financial Management 42(3): 94, 96-94, 96

Improving productivity in the dental practice: a starting point. New Zealand Dental Journal 92(409): 73-75

Improving productivity in the health care industry. Southern Hospitals 52(5): 56-57

Improving productivity in the health care industry: an argument and supporting evidence from one hospital. Health Care Supervisor 8(1): 15-30

Improving productivity in the health care institution. Southern Hospitals 52(4): 76-8, 99

Improving productivity in the x-ray film file room. Applied Radiology 12(4): 37-9, 43-5

Improving productivity in tool-intensive operations. Occupational Health & Safety 69(10): 225-226

Improving productivity levels: family planning services for factory workers. Integration: 32-37

Improving productivity through more effective supervision: motivational keys that work. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management 1(1): 66-72

Improving productivity through the use of portable radios. Orthopedic Nursing 21(2): 67-72

Improving productivity: a payer/provider debate. Journal of Nursing Administration 29(1): 51-56

Improving productivity: the administrator's point of view. Mlo: Medical Laboratory Observer 22(2): 21-22

Improving productivity: the ongoing experience of an academic Department of Medicine. Academic Medicine 71(4): 317-328

Improving professional satisfaction and effectiveness: a case study. Healthcare Forum Journal 41(2): 53-5, 72

Improving profitability in a fee for service pediatric dental private practice through internal marketing. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 17(2): 59-60

Improving prognosis by simultaneous but not sequential radiochemotherapy: results of 2 randomized studies on nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 175(5): 248-250

Improving prognosis for kidney disorders in the 21st century: hypertension, anemia, nutrition, and lipids: introduction. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 38(6): 1334-1336

Improving prognosis in hypertension: exploring the benefits of angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockade. Blood Pressure. Supplement 1: 31-35

Improving prognosis in type 2 diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy is in trouble. Diabetes Care 22 Suppl 2: B84-B88

Improving prognosis of chronic liver diseases with specific nutrition. Mmw Fortschritte der Medizin 143(10): 26-29

Improving prognosis of type 1 diabetes. Mortality, accidents, and impact on insurance. Diabetes Care 22 Suppl 2(): B1-B3

Improving programme performance through operations research. Health and Population Extension Division. Glimpse 18(3 Suppl): S-1 - S-4

Improving promptness of antibiotic treatment in meningococcal disease. Emergency Medicine Journal 18(3): 162-163

Improving prostate cancer detection. Journal of Urology 164(2): 405-405

Improving prosthetic results through periodontal procedures. Journal 77(1): 17-20, 33-5

Improving protection for research subjects. New England Journal of Medicine 346(18): 1425-1430

Improving psoriasis care through a nurse-led service. Community Nurse 6(2): 19-19

Improving psychiatric services in managed care programs. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 44(8): 709-709

Improving psychogeriatric care. Appreciated and helpful: the jacuzzi. Krankenpflege. Soins Infirmiers 89(12): 67-67

Improving psychosocial assessment in oncology. Professional Nurse 16(7): 1223-1226

Improving psychotherapeutic services via randomized clinical trials, treatment manuals, and component analysis designs. Journal of Clinical Psychology 55(12): 1507-1517

Improving public awareness of nutrition issues. Nutrition 16(7-8): 637-639

Improving public awareness of organ transplantation in Japan. Progress in Transplantation 10(1): 56-59

Improving public financing for long-term care: the political challenge. Journal of Aging & Social Policy 10(3): 1-6

Improving public health by more effectively regulating tobacco products. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica 11(2): 128-131

Improving public health status: hospitals' challenge. Volunteer Leader 34(2): 1, 3-1, 3

Improving public mental health services for trauma victims in South Carolina. Psychiatric Services 52(6): 812-814

Improving public relations in the housekeeping department. Professional Sanitation Management 14(2): 33-35

Improving public understanding of medical care quality. Internist 30(9): 6-8

Improving public/private partnership in managed behavioral healthcare. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow 6(1): 67-75

Improving publicly funded substance abuse treatment: the value of case management. American Journal of Public Health 87(10): 1659-1664

Improving pulmonary auscultation as a tool in the diagnosis of bronchial obstruction--results of an educational intervention. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 16(3): 160-164

Improving pulmonary disease outcomes. Nursing New Zealand 4(9): 20-22

Improving pulmonary gas exchange using kinetic therapy. Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie 31(6): 391-394

Improving qualitative proposals: common problem areas. Clinical Nurse Specialist Cns 14(2): 69-74

Improving quality and accessibility in our health care system: cost effective controls in a reformed system. Journal of the American College of Dentists 61(1): 45-51

Improving quality and amount of service for volunteers in a telephone counseling service. Journal of Mental Health Administration 12(1): 9-13

Improving quality and cost. Health Estate 56(8): 27-29

Improving quality and performance practices using fiberoptic endoscopes in perioperative areas: a case study. Gastroenterology Nursing 21(6): 247-251

Improving quality and preventing error in medical practice. Issue Brief: 1-9

Improving quality and resource utilization through the clinical technologist. Canadian Journal of Medical Technology 57(1): 36-42

Improving quality at Parkview. Journal for Healthcare Quality 14(5): 56-62

Improving quality at many levels. Profamilia's experience in Colombia. Planned Parenthood Challenges: 34-36

Improving quality can reduce costs. Qa Review 1(1): 4-4

Improving quality care through quality circles. Today's Nursing Home 3(1): 13, 24-13, 24

Improving quality control. Is one management style better than another?. Executive Housekeeping Today 8(5): 4-5, 8-9, 15

Improving quality improvement research. Effective Clinical Practice 3(1): 40-44

Improving quality improvement: a data-driven assessment. Western Journal of Medicine 166(2): 151-153

Improving quality in British primary care: seeking the right balance. British Journal of General Practice 52 Suppl: S3-S4

Improving quality in emergency services to reduce hospital admission. Quality Assurance in Health Care 5(2): 127-129

Improving quality in end-of-life care: dying at home. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 49(6): 831-832

Improving quality in general practice: qualitative case study of barriers faced by health authorities. Bmj 319(7203): 164-167

Improving quality in pathology and laboratory medicine. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 102(5): 563-564

Improving quality in public sector hospitals in Indonesia. International Journal of Health Planning and Management 11(3): 275-296

Improving quality in small hospitals. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders 11(11): 2-7, 1

Improving quality measures in the emergency services. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 94 Suppl 39: 9-12

Improving quality of care and social work outcomes in dialysis. Nephrology News & Issues 11(2): 40-43

Improving quality of care and standards compliance in community mental health centers: a psychiatrist & medical record administrator team approach. Medical Record News 49(5): 9, 11-2, 14-5 Passim

Improving quality of care based on evaluation of the Western Ontario Provincial Lithotripsy Program by patients and their families. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 8(3): 12-26

Improving quality of care for depression in primary care. Medical Care 38(6): 549-551

Improving quality of care in Connecticut--the example of breast health. Connecticut Medicine 65(9): 569-570

Improving quality of care in cath labs: an ACC initiative. Journal of Cardiovascular Management 12(6): 17-20

Improving quality of care in chronic skin conditions. Nursing Standard 1987) 15(12): 33-33

Improving quality of care in nursing facilities. Gerontological clinical nurse specialist as research nurse consultant. Journal of Gerontological Nursing 26(4): 6-13

Improving quality of care in orthopedic surgery. Arthritis and Rheumatism 48(2): 289-290

Improving quality of care may be key to drug-benefit reform, researcher says. Cmaj 151(8): 1184-1185

Improving quality of care with practice guidelines. Frontiers of Health Services Management 10(1): 40-44

Improving quality of care: a status report. Family planning. Population Briefs 2(3): 6-6

Improving quality of drug use through hospital directorates. Quality in Health Care 2(1): 3-4

Improving quality of health care: the role of pharmacists. Quality in Health Care 3(3): 153-158

Improving quality of health care: the role of public health medicine. Quality in Health Care 2(1): 35-39

Improving quality of life for carers. British Journal of Community Nursing 5(8): 368-368

Improving quality of life for dialysis patients through telecare. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 6 Suppl 1: S80-S83

Improving quality of life for people with chronic conditions: the example of t'ai chi and multiple sclerosis. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 5(5): 70-74

Improving quality of life with a team approach: a case report. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery 16(4): 293-299

Improving quality of life--the new target for transplantation. Transplantation 72(12 Suppl): S67-S74

Improving quality of long-term care. Medical Care 38(12): 1151-1153

Improving quality of obstetric care for safe motherhood. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 31(3): 131-133

Improving quality of patient care services for outpatient observation patients. Nursing Clinics of North America 30(1): 23-30

Improving quality of primary health care in a Sudanese dispensary. Nursing Standard 1987) 14(19): 39-41

Improving quality or shifting diagnoses? What happens when antibiotic prescribing is reduced for acute bronchitis?. Archives of Family Medicine 9(9): 933-935

Improving quality requires consumer input: using focus groups. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 7(2): 34-41

Improving quality starts with changing the culture. Managed Care 11(9): 54-55

Improving quality through clinical practice guidelines. American Nurse 25(1): 12-12

Improving quality through committee structure. Healthcare Executive 17(1): 62-63

Improving quality through cost recovery in Niger. Health Policy and Planning 10(3): 257-270

Improving quality through patient-provider communication. Journal of Health Care Marketing 11(4): 51-60

Improving quality through public disclosure of performance information. Health Affairs 21(4): 52-62

Improving quality through secondary sources. Michigan Hospitals 22(9): 27-31

Improving quality through the built environment. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders 11(8): 2-9

Improving quality via the Web. Health Data Management 6(5): 36, 40-1

Improving quality while managing costs in emergency medicine. Journal of Health Care Finance 24(1): 17-29

Improving quality, controlling costs: the role of managed care. Pennsylvania Medical Society Council on Medical Economics. Pennsylvania Medicine 96(6): 20-23

Improving quality, minimizing error: making it happen. Health Affairs 20(3): 68-81

Improving quality: one step at a time. Avsc News ) 37(1): 3-3

Improving question formulation for use in evidence appraisal in a tertiary care setting: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN66375463. Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making 1(): 4-4

Improving radiation safety hazard communication through nuclide safety data sheets. Health Physics 82(2 Suppl): S47-S50

Improving radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Health News 5(3): 5-5

Improving radiographer highlighting of trauma films in the accident and emergency department with a short course of study--an evaluation. British Journal of Radiology 73(870): 608-612

Improving radiography's image. Radiologic Technology 72(1): 75-76

Improving radioimmonotargeting of tumors. Variation in the amount of L6 MAb administered, combined with an immunoadsorption system (ECIA). Acta Oncologica 32(7-8): 853-859

Improving radiologists' communication: drawing on radiographs with dry-erase markers. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 168(3): 613-613

Improving radiology research methods: what is being asked and who is being studied?. Radiology 205(3): 651-655

Improving rater agreement studies. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 168(5): 1382-1383

Improving razor blade biopsy techniques. Dermatologic Surgery 22(5): 482-484

Improving readability of consent forms: what the computers may not tell you. Irb 14(6): 6-8

Improving readability of patient education materials. Journal of Community Health Nursing 17(1): 15-23

Improving readiness and fitness of the active military force through occupational medicine tenets. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 41(12): 1065-1071

Improving real-time PCR genotyping assays by asymmetric amplification. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(4): 1571-1572

Improving receivables with an interdepartmental CQI team. Patient Accounts 18(12): 2-3

Improving recognition of drug interactions: benefits and barriers to using automated drug alerts. Medical Care 40(12): 1161-1171

Improving recovery from chronic conditions. A discussion with Page Bailey. Interview by Patricia McCollom. Case Manager 10(2): 70-73

Improving recovery of function after hospitalization. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 48(12): 1730-1731

Improving recreational, residential, and vocational outcomes for patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services 52(11): 1439-1441

Improving recruitment and retention. Nursing Management 28(5): 78-78

Improving recruitment and retention of medical scholarship recipients in rural Georgia. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 11(2): 135-143

Improving reemployment rates after limb salvage of acute severe tibial fractures by microvascular soft-tissue reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 93(5): 1028-1034

Improving referrals for glue ear from primary care: are multiple interventions better than one alone?. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 6(3): 139-144

Improving regulation of care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 6(1): 61-71

Improving regulation of mean arterial blood pressure during anesthesia through estimates of surgery effects. IEEE Transactions on Bio-Medical Engineering 47(11): 1456-1464

Improving rehabilitation care. Nursing Times 97(4): 36-37

Improving reimbursement with coding. Healthcare Informatics 13(9): 104, 106-104, 106

Improving relations with medical staff. Hospital Supervisor's Bulletin: 1-5

Improving relations with nursing. Health Care Security and Safety Management 1(5): 5-8

Improving relationships with commercial supporters of medical education. Academic Medicine 72(6): 472-473

Improving relationships with difficult consultants. Ed Management 10(7): 79-82

Improving reliability of microbiology reports. Hospital Infection Control 7(2): 13-16

Improving renal transplant outcomes in African Americans with OKT3 induction therapy. Transplantation Proceedings 25(4): 2436-2438

Improving renal transplant pain management. Hospital Case Management 7(6): 105-107

Improving reperfusion after myocardial infarction. Bmj 319(7224): 1513-1515

Improving reporting of sharp injuries. Hospital Medicine 61(12): 852-854

Improving reports of studies of diagnostic tests: the STARD initiative. JAMA 289(1): 89-90

Improving representation of linguistic minorities in health surveys. Public Health Reports 111(3): 276-279

Improving reproductive health status. The Chinese government has been developing new programs in line with the ICPD Program of Action. Integration: 20-22

Improving reproductive performance in lactating dairy cows by synchronizing ovulation or inducing oestrus. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 50(2): 231-234

Improving reproductive sexual health: a primary goal at the beginning of the new millennium. European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 4(4): 185-186

Improving research on primary care patients with mental health problems: observations from an investigator. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 2(2): 81-84

Improving research quality and its use in service development. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 7(1): 42-44

Improving research, policy, and practice to understand child sexual abuse. JAMA 280(21): 1864-1865

Improving resectability and survival in patients with primary duodenal carcinoma. American Journal of Surgery 166(6): 626-30; Discussion 630-1

Improving resident access to the American College of Radiology's radiologic learning file. Academic Radiology 7(11): 988-990

Improving resident morale is as easy as changing clothes. Provider 15(4): 30-30

Improving residents' breastfeeding assessment skills: a problem-based workshop. Family Practice 17(6): 541-546

Improving residents' clinical care and outcomes. Practice Audit Program of the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 43: 1701-2, 1705-6

Improving residents' clinical skills with the structured clinical instruction module for breast cancer: results of a multiinstitutional study. Breast Cancer Education Working Group. Surgery 122(2): 324-33; Discussion 333-4

Improving residents' compliance with standards of ambulatory care: results from the VA Cooperative Study on Computerized Reminders. JAMA 284(11): 1411-1416

Improving residents' interviewing skills by group videotape review. Academic Medicine 77(7): 744-744

Improving residents' performances of clinical breast examination. Journal of Cancer Education 13(1): 20-25

Improving residents' teaching skills and attitudes toward teaching. Journal of General Internal Medicine 11(8): 475-480

Improving resistance profile, simplifying administration mode. New antiretroviral drugs. Mmw Fortschritte der Medizin 144 Suppl 1: 66-70

Improving resolution in fast rotating-frame experiments. Journal of Magnetic Resonance 151(1): 85-89

Improving resource utilization through patient dependency systems. Journal of Medical Systems 21(5): 291-302

Improving response rates among doctors: randomised trial. Bmj 315(7116): 1136-1136

Improving response rates through incentive and follow-up: the effect on a survey of physicians' knowledge of genetics. American Journal of Public Health 83(11): 1599-1603

Improving response to critical laboratory results with automation: results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 6(6): 512-522

Improving response to domestic violence. Western Journal of Medicine 160(3): 280-281

Improving results of bailout coronary stenting after failed balloon angioplasty. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 32(2): 117-124

Improving results of esophageal stenting: a study on 160 consecutive unselected patients. Endoscopy 29(8): 701-709

Improving results of pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer. World Journal of Surgery 23(9): 907-912

Improving results of renal transplantation in small children. Transplantation Proceedings 31(8): 3128-3129

Improving retention by implementing a home care aide preceptor program. Caring 15(5): 72-75

Improving retention with a nurse rotational programme. Paediatric Nursing 13(1): 17-18

Improving return rates for health-care outcome. Psychological Reports 87(2): 639-642

Improving return to work outcomes. Formalizing the process. Aaohn Journal 50(6): 275-85; Quiz 286-7

Improving return-to-work strategies in the United States disability programs, with analysis of program practices in Germany and Sweden. Social Security Bulletin 62(3): 41-50

Improving review of multi-centre trials. Bulletin of Medical Ethics No. 95: 19-22

Improving risk assessment: hip geometry, bone mineral distribution and bone strength in hip fracture cases and controls. The EPOS study. European Prospective Osteoporosis Study. Osteoporosis International 13(1): 48-54

Improving risk assessments for sex offenders: a comparison of three actuarial scales. Law and Human Behavior 24(1): 119-136

Improving risk reporting in public health: no time for delays. Revista Espanola de Salud Publica 75(1): 7-10

Improving rural health care in South Dakota. South Dakota Journal of Medicine 49(12): 452-456

Improving rural health: HeartSmart--an opportunity for family physician community involvement. Family Medicine 25(9): 585-588

Improving safety and aesthetic results in inverted T scar breast reduction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 103(3): 874-86; Discussion 887-9

Improving safety for surgical patients: suggested strategies. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 85(9): 11-4, 33

Improving safety in health-care institutions. New Zealand Health & Hospital 44(5): 19-20

Improving safety in public hospitals. Nursing New Zealand 7(9): 9-9

Improving safety in the Alaskan commercial fishing industry. International Journal of Circumpolar Health 60(4): 705-713

Improving safety of dental procedures with physiological monitoring. Annals of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 15: 276-279

Improving safety on the front lines: the role of clinical microsystems. Quality & Safety in Health Care 11(1): 45-50

Improving safety reporting from randomised trials. Drug Safety 25(2): 77-84

Improving satisfaction through action research. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 14(3): 382-399

Improving scFv antibody expression levels in the plant cytosol. Febs Letters 415(2): 235-241

Improving school nursing practice in South Carolina through continuing education. Journal of School Health 63(5): 207-209

Improving school teachers' knowledge of diabetes. Professional Nurse 13(3): 150-156

Improving schools' asthma policies and procedures. Nursing Standard 1987) 14(6): 34-38

Improving science literacy and education through space life sciences. Acta Astronautica 49(3-10): 469-476

Improving scientific and medical research. Sydsvenska Medicinhistoriska Sallskapets Arsskrift: 44-52

Improving screening for cancer in the primary care setting. Where do we need to go and how can we get there?. Journal of General Internal Medicine 11(9): 563-564

Improving screening practices in the fight against chlamydia. Community Nurse 6(8): 31-32

Improving searching skills and evidence retrieval. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London 32(6): 557-563

Improving security in LTC facilities. Contemporary Longterm Care 10(8): 65-6, 73

Improving security through effective report writing and forms. Healthcare Protection Management 3(4): 11-14

Improving security under downsizing: one med center's experience. Hospital Security and Safety Management 21(12): 1-3

Improving sedation and analgesia in the critically ill. Minerva Anestesiologica 68(6): 505-512

Improving selection of patients with less than 60% asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis for follow-up carotid artery duplex scanning. Journal of Vascular Surgery 24(4): 580-5; Discussion 585-7

Improving self-care in adults with asthma using peak expiratory flow rate home monitoring. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 12(2): 59-70; Quiz 71-3

Improving self-efficacy in nursing research. Clinical Nurse Specialist Cns 10(2): 83-87

Improving self-esteem by improving physical attractiveness. Journal of Esthetic Dentistry 9(1): 44-46

Improving self-management skills: a whole systems approach. British Journal of Nursing 10(11): 734-737

Improving senior house officer experience. Medical Education 33(6): 402-403

Improving senior house officer training in accident and emergency medicine: the benefits of a diploma. Hospital Medicine 60(3): 212-213

Improving sequence alignments for intrinsically disordered proteins. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing: 589-600

Improving serious mental illness through interprofessional education. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 9(3): 317-324

Improving serum albumin levels in hemodialysis patients by a continuous quality improvement project. Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy 8(2): 114-119

Improving service delivery: provider perspectives on building community-based systems of care. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration 20(2): 197-216

Improving service in Alzheimer's care units. Provider 23(3): 61-2, 64-6

Improving service quality. Africa Link 7-8

Improving service quality in NHS Trust hospitals: lessons from the hotel sector. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Incorporating Leadership in Health Services 11(1): 21-26

Improving service quality in the health care setting. Journal of Health Care Marketing 8(4): 63-66

Improving service quality: experience from the Tanzania Family Health Project. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 11(4): 353-356

Improving service systems for spinal cord injury patients in British Columbia: a survey of urologists. Canadian Journal of Urology 6(4): 829-833

Improving service through patient surveys in a multihospital organization. Hospital & Health Services Administration 31(2): 41-52

Improving service to patients. Health Data Management 5(4): 26, 28-26, 28

Improving services by listening to patients. Nursing Times 98(33): 36-38

Improving services for older people--National Service Framework for Older People. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health 121(3): 141-141

Improving services in the long term care facility. Journal - American Health Care Association 7(1): 3-6

Improving services to Asian families and children with disabilities. Child: Care, Health and Development 23(1): 41-46

Improving services to bereaved relatives in the emergency department: making healthcare more human. Medical Journal of Australia 173(9): 480-483

Improving severe malnutrition case management. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 45(1): 2-3

Improving sex education in schools. Nursing Times 92(37): 14-14

Improving sexual health among suburban teenagers. Community Nurse 3(4): 20-20

Improving sexual rehabilitation services: the patient's perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 50(10): 826-834

Improving shoulder and elbow function in children with Erb's palsy. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology 7(1): 44-51

Improving signal reliability for on-line joint angle estimation from nerve cuff recordings of muscle afferents. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 10(3): 133-139

Improving signal to background ratio for on-the-fly fluorescence lifetime detection in capillary electrophoresis. Electrophoresis 21(7): 1300-1304

Improving signal-noise relations of evoked potentials by neural networks. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical Engineering 47 Suppl 1 Pt 1: 321-324

Improving smoking cessation advice in Australian general practice: what do GPs suggest is needed?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 22(7): 777-780

Improving smooth sailing between hospital and home. Medsurg Nursing 8(5): 304-308

Improving social adjustment in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Archives of Family Medicine 9(2): 191-194

Improving social functioning in schizophrenia by playing the train game. Psychiatric Services 53(7): 799-801

Improving solubility of catalytic domain of human beta-1,4-galactosyltransferase 1 through rationally designed amino acid replacements. European Journal of Biochemistry 268(15): 4352-4358

Improving specimen collection by making a training video. Mlo: Medical Laboratory Observer 25(11): 40-43

Improving spot homogeneity by using polymer substrates in matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of oligonucleotides. Analytical Chemistry 73(11): 2617-2624

Improving staff communication. The role of the cardiac theatre liaison nurse. British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 10(8): 417-420

Improving staff nutritional practices in community-based group homes: evaluation, training, and management. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 32(2): 221-224

Improving staff performance using the appraisal process. Optometry 72(2): 126-127

Improving staff satisfaction ensures PFS success. Healthcare Financial Management 55(7): 66-68

Improving staffing and quality: a nursing support team. Paediatric Nursing 11(9): 22-24

Improving staffing with a resource management plan. Journal of Nursing Administration 28(11): 25-29

Improving standards for laboratory animals. Congressional Record 130(70): E2453-6

Improving standards for learning disabilities. British Journal of Nursing 9(2): 88-88

Improving standards for palliative care services in Northern Ireland. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 6(8): 380-382

Improving standards in international humanitarian response: the Sphere Project and beyond. JAMA 286(5): 531-532

Improving standards in the scientific biomedical community in Romania by using journal ranking to improve journal quality. Health Information and Libraries Journal 18(2): 91-98

Improving standards of medical and public health research. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 56(5): 333-334

Improving state Medicaid contracts and plan practices for children with special needs. Future of Children 8(2): 105-118

Improving state Medicaid programs for pregnant women and children. Health Care Financing Review Spec No: 75-87

Improving statistical systems in developing countries: a case study. Estadistica 31(117): 221-231

Improving stoma management in the low-vision patient. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing 24(6): 302-310

Improving stroke outcome: the benefits of increasing availability of technology. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 78(11): 1337-1343

Improving stroke patients' care: a patient held record is not enough. Bmc Health Services Research 1(): 1-1

Improving stroke rehabilitation: a controlled study. Stroke 25(4): 911-912

Improving structure-linked access to publicly available chemical toxicity information. Current Opinion in Drug Discovery & Development 5(1): 136-143

Improving student learning. Medical Education 36(8): 692-692

Improving student learning in root canal treatment using self-assessment. International Endodontic Journal 32(5): 397-405

Improving student placements in nursing homes. Nursing Older People 14(5): 16-18

Improving student skills with CBL. Radiologic Technology 68(3): 255-257

Improving subjective decision making in health care administration. Hospital & Health Services Administration 36(2): 191-210

Improving subjective health and reducing absenteeism in a natural work life-intervention. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 42(1): 17-24

Improving subjective health at the worksite: a randomized controlled trial of stress management training, physical exercise and an integrated health programme. Occupational Medicine 52(7): 383-391

Improving substance abuse prevention, assessment, and treatment financing for children and adolescents. Pediatrics 108(4): 1025-1029

Improving substance abuse service delivery to Hispanic women through increased cultural competencies: a qualitative study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 14(3): 225-234

Improving success with the intubating laryngeal mask airway. Anaesthesia 56(4): 384-385

Improving successful pregnancies after embryo transfer. Theriogenology 59(2): 687-697

Improving supervision: a team approach. Family Planning Manager 2(5): 1-18

Improving support for mental health staff: a qualitative study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 34(6): 309-315

Improving surgical care: looking beyond individual competence. Quality in Health Care 9(1): 2-3

Improving surgical on-time starts through common goals. Aorn Journal 74(4): 506-8, 510-1, 513

Improving surgical results for cardiovascular anomalies in neonates. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 98(12): 996-1000

Improving surgical risk management techniques: the process of informed consent. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 74(9): 10-14

Improving surgical strategies for ischemic mitral regurgitation. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2(5): 533-535

Improving surveillance of intimate partner violence by use of multiple data sources. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 19(4): 308-315

Improving surveillance of pre-eclampsia: self assessment of blood pressure and proteinuria. Professional Care of Mother and Child 7(5): 121-123

Improving survey response rates: a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of an advance telephone prompt from a medical peer. Medical Journal of Australia 170(7): 339-339

Improving survival during snow burial in avalanches. JAMA 284(10): 1242-3; Author Reply 1243-4

Improving survival following AIDS in Australia, 1991-1996. National HIV Surveillance Committee. Aids 14(15): 2349-2354

Improving survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. JAMA 282(11): 1033-1034

Improving survival for patients with high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia by using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 30(10): 1463-1467

Improving survival in metastatic carcinoma of unknown origin. Postgraduate Medicine 105(5): 63-4, 67-74

Improving survival in recurrent medulloblastoma: earlier detection, better treatment or still an impasse?. British Journal of Cancer 77(8): 1321-1326

Improving survival in trauma patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Medicine 27(7): 1113-1115

Improving survival of melanoma patients in Europe since 1978. EUROCARE Working Group. European Journal of Cancer 34(14 Spec No): 2197-2203

Improving survival of the very premature infant. Journal of Perinatology 13(4): 261-265

Improving survival results after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective study of 377 patients over 10 years. Annals of Surgery 234(1): 63-70

Improving survival without reducing quality of life in small-cell lung cancer patients by increasing the dose-intensity of chemotherapy with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor support: results of a British Medical Research Council Multicenter Randomized Trial. Medical Research Council Lung Cancer Working Party. Journal of Clinical Oncology 18(2): 395-404

Improving survival: a multi-portal approach to improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcomes. Resuscitation 42(1): 3-9

Improving survival: infection control and burns. AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care Nursing 4(2): 414-423

Improving system performance: a case study in the application of the theory of constraints. Journal of Healthcare Management / American College of Healthcare Executives 44(5): 397-405; Discussion 405-7

Improving systems for preventive care via academic detailing by students. Academic Medicine 76(5): 565-566

Improving systems related to clinical practice: an interdisciplinary team approach. Seminars for Nurse Managers 9(2): 110-114

Improving table-sitting behavior of wanderers via theoretic substruction. Designing an Intervention. Journal of Gerontological Nursing 28(10): 6-11

Improving take-up of hepatitis C services. Nursing Times 98(43): 30-32

Improving teachers' skills in working with 'problem' residents: a workshop description and evaluation. Medical Teacher 23(3): 284-288

Improving teaching about improving practice. Quality in Health Care 10(4): 201-202

Improving teaching effectiveness: facilitating student feedback. Nurse Educator 22(4): 8, 14-8, 14

Improving teaching evaluation at the school for general health care and patient care at the East Vienna Center for Social Medicine. Osterreichische Krankenpflegezeitschrift 53(2): 28-31

Improving teaching with clinical research. Krankenpflege. Soins Infirmiers 90(9): 72-72

Improving team performance: understanding the differences between teams and work groups. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology 34(4): 304-307

Improving teamwork in the health care setting. Journal of Healthcare Education and Training 3(2): 25-31

Improving teamwork with a meeting facilitator. General Dentistry 41(4): 326-327

Improving technique of performing circumcisions with a gomco clamp. Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 43: 1221-1221

Improving technologists' in-service education programs. Radiology Management 4(2): 2-5

Improving technology. Aana Journal 64(3): 213-216

Improving telephone contact rates of patients discharged from the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine 35(6): 564-567

Improving telephone follow-up after ambulatory surgery. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing 12(5): 336-340

Improving telepresence during consultations. Telemedicine Today 6(4): 14-15

Improving terminal care. Community Nurse 2(8): 28-28

Improving text comprehension strategies in upper primary school children: a design experiment. British Journal of Educational Psychology 71(Pt 4): 531-559

Improving text memory by organizing interfering text at retrieval. American Journal of Psychology 109(4): 539-549

Improving the AAPCC (adjusted average per capita cost) with health-status measures from the MCBS (Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey). Health Care Financing Review 17(3): 59-75

Improving the Action Research Arm test: a unidimensional hierarchical scale. Clinical Rehabilitation 16(6): 646-653

Improving the C-caronerenkov imaging technique with neural networks. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields 45(1): 356-361

Improving the CHI. Commission for Health Improvement. British Journal of Psychiatry 181: 163-4; Author Reply 164

Improving the Efficacy and Stability of Coronary Reperfusion Following Thrombolysis: Exploring the Thrombin Hypothesis. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 1(2): 133-144

Improving the Medicare HMO payment formula to deal with biased selection. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research 6: 101-126

Improving the NRMP board: why not direct representation? National Resident Matching Program. Academic Medicine 73(6): 623-624

Improving the National Board of Medical Examiners internal Medicine Subject Exam for use in clerkship evaluation. Journal of General Internal Medicine 17(6): 435-440

Improving the PPI sample for prescription pharmaceuticals. Monthly Labor Review 120(10): 10-17

Improving the Panel's recommendations. Medical Decision Making 19(4): 379-80; Discussion 383-4

Improving the Quality of Reports of Meta-Analyses of Randomised Controlled Trials: The QUOROM Statement. Onkologie 23(6): 597-602

Improving the SHO's lot. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 51(5): 253-253

Improving the Success of Homeopathy 2, London, 15-16 April 1999. Taking homeopathic research into the next millennium. British Homoeopathic Journal 88(4): 191-194

Improving the U.S. EPA Toxic Release Inventory database for environmental health research. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Part B, Critical Reviews 1(3): 259-270

Improving the U.S. health care system: what is the optometric role?. Optometry 72(2): 74-82

Improving the Yield of alpha-Tocopherol from Natural Sources-Chemistry versus Molecular Biology. Angewandte Chemie 38(18): 2715-2716

Improving the ability to detect the impact of labor on patient outcomes. Journal of Nursing Administration 28(12): 17-21

Improving the accuracy of 99Tcm-mercaptoacetyltriglycine clearance by using two blood samples instead of one? Paediatric Task Group of the EANM. Nuclear Medicine Communications 15(7): 529-532

Improving the accuracy of Kováts' retention indices in isothermal gas chromatography. Journal of Chromatography. A 945(1-2): 185-194

Improving the accuracy of NMR structures of DNA by means of a database potential of mean force describing base-base positional interactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society 123(17): 3903-3918

Improving the accuracy of Pap smears. Postgraduate Medicine 102(3): 63-63

Improving the accuracy of a new articulator. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 70(3): 239-244

Improving the accuracy of abstracts in scientific articles. JAMA 280(24): 2071-2071

Improving the accuracy of death certification. Cmaj 158(10): 1317-1323

Improving the accuracy of diagnosing patients with ESRD. Nephrology News & Issues 7(6): 34, 36-7

Improving the accuracy of identifying lesbians for telephone surveys about health. Women's Health Issues 11(2): 126-137

Improving the accuracy of intercensal estimates and postcensal projections of the civilian noninstitutional population: a parameterization of institutional prevalence rates. Journal of the American Statistical Association 81(393): 62-74

Improving the accuracy of orthognathic surgery. Annals of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 12: 225-226

Improving the accuracy of pressure ulcer risk calculators: some preliminary evidence. International Journal of Nursing Studies 39(2): 187-194

Improving the accuracy of pulmonary artery catheter measurements. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 15(2): 71-82

Improving the accuracy of the boundary element method by the use of second-order interpolation functions. IEEE Transactions on Bio-Medical Engineering 47(10): 1336-1346

Improving the accuracy of the calculation of fusion rates and sticking fractions in muon-catalyzed fusion. Physical Review. A, General Physics 40(12): 6857-6862

Improving the accuracy of the computerized medical record. Topics in Health Record Management 10(1): 29-35

Improving the accuracy of total quality management instruments. Health Care Supervisor 14(3): 21-26

Improving the activity of immobilized subtilisin by site-specific attachment to surfaces. Analytical Chemistry 69(22): 4601-4607

Improving the acute care of the chronically ill. Qrc Advisor 15(11): 1-7

Improving the admission process from the emergency department to the critical care areas. Nursing Clinics of North America 30(1): 31-43

Improving the advanced health assessment course. Nurse Practitioner 27(3): 85-86

Improving the aesthetic aspect of soft tissue defects on the face using autologous fat transplantation. Facial Plastic Surgery 13(2): 119-124

Improving the aesthetics of the cheek bone projection during facial lifting. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 24(2): 85-89

Improving the analysis of phylogenetic data. Computers & Chemistry 20(1): 61-66

Improving the analysis of small precipitates in HSLA steels using a plasma cleaner and ELNES. Ultramicroscopy 94(3-4): 197-207

Improving the anti-tumor activity of 5-fluorouracil by methotrexate. Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & ChemoTherapy 26(4): 431-439

Improving the appearance of pin-site scars. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume 76(6): 906-908

Improving the appointment scheduling process: a national, multi-HMO benchmarking initiative. Hmo Practice 8(4): 180-2, 184

Improving the approach to organ donation: a review. World Journal of Surgery 23(7): 644-649

Improving the appropriateness and effectiveness of ICU practices. Intensive Care Medicine 24(3): 201-203

Improving the appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy: results of three city-wide studies. Axone 21(3): 51-53

Improving the appropriateness of physician prescribing. International Journal of Health Services 28(2): 253-267

Improving the appropriateness of red blood cell transfusions in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. Evaluation & the Health Professions 21(4): 487-501

Improving the art and science of medical practice. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 10(2): 81-82

Improving the assessment of (in)patients' satisfaction with hospital care. Medical Care 39(3): 270-283

Improving the assessment of gestational age in a Zimbabwean population. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 78(1): 7-18

Improving the asthma arsenal. Environmental Health Perspectives 108(1): A28-A29

Improving the benchmark. Makers of a better, more costly Pap test face a tough sell. Modern Healthcare 27(19): 52-52

Improving the biomechanical properties of the T-fix using oblique direction: in vitro study on bovine menisci. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 10(3): 198-201

Improving the black family's odds for health: a survey of health status and risk factors. Abnf Journal 4(1): 10-16

Improving the blood compatibility of ion-selective electrodes by employing poly(MPC-co-BMA), a copolymer containing phosphorylcholine, as a membrane coating. Analytical Chemistry 74(15): 3644-3648

Improving the blood product ordering to administration process. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 18(1): 56-60

Improving the bonding strength of castable ceramic crowns. Hua Xi Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 29(3): 278-280

Improving the bottom line. Issues in Health Care 4(1): 76-77

Improving the bottom line with imaging technology. Healthcare Financial Management 47(6): 74, 76-9

Improving the bottom line. Strategies for diversification. Administrative Radiology 8(7): 40-2, 44

Improving the breastfeeding knowledge of health professionals. Australian Family Physician 25(9 Suppl 2): S68-S70

Improving the calculation of confidence intervals for the number needed to treat. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 77: 29-32

Improving the care of cardiothoracic surgery patients through advanced nursing skills. Critical Care Nurse 19(1): 34-44

Improving the care of children with asthma in pediatric practice: the HIPPO project. Helping Improve Pediatric Practice Outcomes. Pediatric Annals 28(1): 64-72

Improving the care of glaucoma patients. Journal of Ophthalmic Nursing & Technology 17(4): 145-146

Improving the care of hemophiliacs by managing the drug benefit. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 56(13): 1303-1305

Improving the care of patients dying of heart failure. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 69(4): 321-328

Improving the care of patients treated with hemodialysis: a report from the Health Care Financing Administration's ESRD Core Indicators Project. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 31(4): 584-592

Improving the care of patients with asthma. Interview by Rhonda Siddall. Professional Nurse 16(9): 1388-1388

Improving the care of patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multihospital collaborative QI project. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 25(4): 182-190

Improving the care of patients with genital herpes. Bmj 321(7261): 619-623

Improving the care of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department: the CRUSADE initiative. Academic Emergency Medicine 9(11): 1146-1155

Improving the care of the seriously ill patient: the interface between the accident and emergency department and critical care areas. Emergency Medicine Journal 18(5): 326-327

Improving the care of the young abortion patient in Finland. Entre Nous: 10-11

Improving the caring relation. Revue de L'infirmiere: 8-8

Improving the case cart process at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders 6(6): 75-78

Improving the catalytic activity of phenylalanine aminotransferase of Escherichia coli by site-specific mutation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 864: 561-564

Improving the chemotherapy experience. Oncology 13(9): 1202, 1207-1202, 1207

Improving the claims process with EDI. Healthcare Financial Management 47(1): 48-9, 52

Improving the classroom listening skills of children with Down syndrome by using sound-field amplification. Down's Syndrome, Research and Practice 8(1): 19-24

Improving the clinical practice of violence risk assessment. Technology, guidelines, and training. American Psychologist 51(9): 945-956

Improving the command skills of student physicians during the review of a training assembly among the troops. Voenno-Meditsinskii Zhurnal 318(7): 12-13

Improving the commercial insurance receivables picture. Patient Accounts 5(3): 2-3

Improving the comparability of cancer registry treatment data and proposals for a new national minimum dataset. Journal of Public Health Medicine 16(3): 331-340

Improving the competitiveness of hospitals. New Zealand Health & Hospital 44(3): 4, 6-4, 6

Improving the conduct and reporting of clinical trials. JAMA 283(21): 2787; Author Reply 2789-90

Improving the consultation and diagnostic service in Moscow. Problemy Sotsial'noi Gigieny i Istoriia Meditsiny: 31-35

Improving the contour and preserving the profile of the lower third of the face. Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie 1 Suppl 1: S39-S49

Improving the contribution of migrant remittances to development: the experience of Asian labour-exporting countries. International Migration 31(1): 103-124

Improving the convenience of home-based interferon beta-1a therapy for multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 31(3): 174-179