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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Associated with Antibiotic Use among University Students: A Survey in Nepal
- Poonam Shah, R. Shrestha, Hao Li
- Medicine, EducationInternational journal of environmental research…
- 1 October 2019
The MS showed higher levels of knowledge/attitude/practice associated with antibiotic use than the NMS, and interventions are needed to improve the awareness and change the behavior of both the MS and the N MS of universities with regards to the rational use of antibiotics.
Thoracic spine manipulation for the management of mechanical neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis
- Michael Masaracchio, Kaitlin Kirker, R. States, William J. Hanney, Xinliang Liu, M. Kolber
- MedicinePloS one
- 13 February 2019
TSM has been shown to be more beneficial than thoracic mobilization, cervical mobilization, and standard care in the short-term, but no better than cervical manipulation or placeboThoracic spine manipulation to improve pain and disability.
Impact of medical loss regulation on the financial performance of health insurers.
It is found that the largest changes occurred in the individual market, where for-profit insurers reduced their median administrative cost ratio and operating margin by more than two percentage points each, resulting in a seven-percentage-point increase in their median medical loss ratio.
Timing of rehabilitation on length of stay and cost in patients with hip or knee joint arthroplasty: A systematic review with meta-analysis
- Michael Masaracchio, William J. Hanney, Xinliang Liu, M. Kolber, Kaitlin Kirker
- MedicinePloS one
- 2 June 2017
Early initiation of physical therapy among patients with joint replacement procedures is associated with a shorter LOS, a lower overall cost, with no evidence of an increased number of adverse reactions.
The Influence of Physical Therapy Guideline Adherence on Healthcare Utilization and Costs among Patients with Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Preliminary evidence suggests that adherence to established clinical practice guidelines may assist with decreasing healthcare utilization and costs among patients with LBP.
Immediate Physical Therapy Initiation in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain Is Associated With a Reduction in Downstream Health Care Utilization and Costs
When referral for physical therapy is warranted for patients with acute LBP, immediate referral and initiation (within 3 days) may lead to lower health care utilization and LBP‐related costs.
Utilization and Payments of Office-Based Physical Rehabilitation Services Among Individuals With Commercial Insurance in New York State
- Xinliang Liu, William J. Hanney, Michael Masaracchio, M. Kolber
- MedicinePhysical Therapy
- 10 December 2015
Findings from this study recognize that rehabilitation services are delivered by various types of health care professionals and the payment rates vary across provider specialties in New York State and that although physical therapists provide the largest proportion of services, their payment rates are lower than the rates for chiropractors and physicians.
The immediate effects of manual stretching and cervicothoracic junction manipulation on cervical range of motion and upper trapezius pressure pain thresholds.
- William J. Hanney, E. Puentedura, M. Kolber, Xinliang Liu, Patrick Pabian, Scott W Cheatham
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of back and musculoskeletal…
This study demonstrates the potential independent effectiveness of spinal thrust manipulation or stretching for reducing PPTs at the upper trapezius in healthy participants with no significant history of neck pain.
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injury Among Collegiate Marching Band and Color Guard Members.
- Sarah Beckett, Lindsey Seidelman, William J. Hanney, Xinliang Liu, Carey E. Rothschild
- Medicine, EducationMedical problems of performing artists
- 1 June 2015
Members of collegiate marching band and color guard may be at risk of sustaining a MSI due to the repetitive nature of the activities performed during practice and performance, and the lower extremity is more prone to injury.