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The bioequivalence of four conjugated estrogens tablets USP was compared by measurement of seven estrogens or estrogen metabolites in the urine during steady-state dosing in postmenopausal women. Two studies compared three generic products with the innovator's product. The urinary excretion of 17 alpha-dihydroequilin, 17 alpha-dihydroequilenin, and 17… (More)
This study examined a personal and professional profile of registered nurses in home care to determine the most influential factors affecting their recruitment, job satisfaction, and retention. With the cooperation of a national, for-profit home healthcare organization in 1990, the authors randomly surveyed its registered nurses, licensed practical nurses,… (More)
The United States faces increasing cultural diversity in its aging populations. This diversity provides opportunities for home care agencies to expand services as well as to improve patient care. By looking at the demographics, the benefits of comprehensive diversity programs become obvious--for both the agencies themselves and for the clients they serve.
Licensed practical nurses are the smallest major segment of the home care industry, providing services with registered nurses and home care aides. Although they report high job satisfaction, LPNs are caught at a middle stage in the health care system. With new demographics, labor market considerations, and recruitment experiences, this report points out the… (More)
How can home health agency managers recruit and retain home care aides effectively? This study reveals the factors that influence aides' work choices, valuable information in battling worker shortage and costly turnover.
This article is based on US. Health Care Financing Administration national survey of physician financial and operating characteristics. To compare minority and white physicians, the subset of N=1,396 primary care practices was analyzed. A Kotler input-output model was adapted to guide the analysis and evaluation.
A GLC method is described for the quantitative analysis of conjugated estrogens. The procedure was used for the analysis of various estrogen mixtures obtained from formulations containing estrogen sodium sulfate salts. The method involves slurrying or dissolving a portion of the formulation pH 5.2 buffer, hydrolysis with sulfatase enzyme, extraction with… (More)