Category archives for Evidence-Based Review

Primary and secondary prevention of colorectal cancer: An evidence-based review

Primary and secondary prevention of colorectal cancer: An evidence-based review

Authors: Gonzalez, Sandra J.; Mejia de Grubb, Maria C.; Levine, Robert S. Source: Family Medicine and Community Health, Volume 5, Number 1, 1 May 2017, pp. 78-84(7) Publisher: Compuscript DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2017.0104 Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common cancer that affects one in three men and one in four women worldwide. Late-stage detection is associated with significantly lower 5-year survival rates. Although it is […]

A review of adult asthma

A review of adult asthma and the effectiveness of education programs in reducing symptoms

A review of adult asthma and the effectiveness of education programs in reducing symptoms Authors: Perkison, William Brett; Sidani, Mohamad Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs in children and adults. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) recommends asthma self-management education to be essential in providing patients with the skills necessary to control […]

Patient-centered medical home and integrated care in the United States

managing depression

Patient-centered medical home and integrated care in the United States: An opportunity to maximize delivery of primary care Authors: Gonzalez, Sandra J.; Mejia de Grubb, Maria C.; Zoorob, Roger J. The reciprocal relationship between mental and physical health is well established. Undiagnosed, untreated, and poorly managed mental health conditions are associated with numerous physical health complications, poor […]