Tag: health education

1. The Incidence of diarrheal illness decreased by almost 50% among rural primary school children at low-cost private schools in rural India who received school health program interventions implemented by lay community members, compared to those who did not. 2. Intervention coverage rates exceeded 90% of eligible children, and children...
1. Physicians who maintained Board Certification were associated with improved Health Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) score. 2. The majority of physicians in the study maintained their Board Certification from 1991 to 2012. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: The value of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance...
1. A standard of practice and educational intervention aimed to reduce intravenous opioids in favor of subcutaneous route resulted in reduced frequency of intravenous opioids. 2. Following the intervention, total opioid use for inpatients was reduced without changes in patient pain scores. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)       Study Rundown: Opioid medications remain...
Image: PD 1. A health education package halved the incidence of infection with soil-transmitted helminths and led to improvement in hygiene habits.  2. Knowledge of helminth infections significantly impacted its incidence.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: This study demonstrates that health education reduced the risk of infection with soil-transmitted helminths while...