Veterans

Curing Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Best Practices From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Oct 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the nation's largest care provider for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients and is uniquely suited to inform national efforts to eliminate HCV.

Telemedicine-based collaborative care for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized clinical trial.

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Jan 08, 2015

IMPORTANCE: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent, persistent, and disabling. Although psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy have proven efficacious in randomized clinical trials, geographic barriers impede rural veterans from engaging in these evidence-based treatments.

Review of mobile health technology for military mental health.

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Aug 08, 2014

Mental health problems pose challenges for military veterans, returning service members, and military family members including spouses and children. Challenges to meeting mental health needs include improving access to care and improving quality of care.

The potential for health-related uses of mobile phones and internet with homeless veterans: results from a multisite survey.

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Sep 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Addressing the health needs of homeless veterans is a priority in the United States, and, although information technologies can potentially improve access to and engagement in care, little is known about this population's use of information technologies or their willingness to us

Cell phone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: audio instructions when needed by lay rescuers: a randomized, controlled trial.

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May 24, 2010

STUDY OBJECTIVE: Given the ubiquitous presence of cellular telephones, we seek to evaluate the extent to which prerecorded audio cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructions delivered by a cell telephone will improve the quality of CPR provided by untrained and trained lay rescuers.

Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in veterans with ischemic heart disease using a computer-based clinical decision-support system.

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Aug 24, 2012

OBJECTIVES: To assess the validity of a handheld clinical decision-support system (CDSS) in detecting obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in veterans with ischemic heart disease against polysomnography (PSG) and to compare the diagnostic accuracy of the CDSS versus the Berlin questionnaire.

Enhancing behavioral health treatment and crisis management through mobile ecological momentary assessment and SMS messaging.

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Dec 21, 2012

Many veterans returning from service in Afghanistan or Iraq suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or mild traumatic brain injury. Treating these conditions can be challenging because of high rates of relapse and associated memory impairments.

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