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Accessibility to air travel correlates strongly with increasing melanoma incidence.

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Source
Melanoma Res. 2006 Feb;16(1):77-81
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2006
Author
Yolanda Z Agredano
Joanna L Chan
Ranch C Kimball
Alexa B Kimball
Author Affiliation
Department of Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA.
Source
Melanoma Res. 2006 Feb;16(1):77-81
Date
Feb-2006
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aircraft
Comparative Study
Environmental Exposure - adverse effects
Holidays - statistics & numerical data
Humans
Incidence
Income - statistics & numerical data
Melanoma - diagnosis - epidemiology - etiology
Middle Aged
Norway - epidemiology
Skin Neoplasms - diagnosis - epidemiology - etiology
Sunlight
Travel - statistics & numerical data
Ultraviolet Rays - adverse effects
United States - epidemiology
Abstract
As the cost of air travel has decreased substantially in the USA and Europe over the past few decades, leisure travel to vacation destinations during the winter months has expanded significantly. This trend has probably increased the incidence of significant ultraviolet radiation exposure and sunburn in a broader population who could not previously afford this kind of travel. The purpose of this study was to analyse the correlation between increasing accessibility to air travel and melanoma incidence. This ecological study surveyed air travel patterns and melanoma incidence over the past three decades. Melanoma age-adjusted incidence was obtained from the United States Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 9 Registry Database, 1975-2000, and the Cancer Registry of Norway, 1965-2000. United States mean inflation-adjusted airfare prices for four airports linked to leisure destinations (Miami, Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix) were compared with melanoma incidence. Parallel analyses were performed using annual domestic passenger-kilometres and melanoma incidence in Norway. Declining United States leisure-specific airfares corresponded strongly with increasing melanoma incidence (r = 0.96, r = 0.92, P
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16432460 View in PubMed
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Accidents and unpleasant incidents: worry in transport and prediction of travel behavior.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature149384
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Risk Anal. 2009 Sep;29(9):1217-26
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-2009
Author
Agathe Backer-Grøndahl
Aslak Fyhri
Pål Ulleberg
Astrid Helene Amundsen
Author Affiliation
Institute of Transport Economics, NO-0349, Oslo, Norway. abg@toi.no
Source
Risk Anal. 2009 Sep;29(9):1217-26
Date
Sep-2009
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Anxiety
Humans
Middle Aged
Norway
Transportation
Travel
Young Adult
Abstract
Worry on nine different means of transport was measured in a Norwegian sample of 853 respondents. The main aim of the study was to investigate differences in worry about accidents and worry about unpleasant incidents, and how these two sorts of worry relate to various means of transport as well as transport behavior. Factor analyses of worry about accidents suggested a division between rail transport, road transport, and nonmotorized transport, whereas analyses of worry about unpleasant incidents suggested a division between transport modes where you interact with other people and "private" transport modes. Moreover, mean ratings of worry showed that respondents worried more about accidents than unpleasant incidents on private transport modes, and more about unpleasant incidents than accidents on public transport modes. Support for the distinction between worry about accidents and unpleasant incidents was also found when investigating relationships between both types of worry and behavioral adaptations: worry about accidents was more important than worry about unpleasant incidents in relation to behavioral adaptations on private means of transport, whereas the opposite was true for public means of transport. Finally, predictors of worry were investigated. The models of worry about accidents and worry about unpleasant incidents differed as to what predictors turned out significant. Knowledge about peoples' worries on different means of transport is important with regard to understanding and influencing transport and travel behavior, as well as attending to commuters' welfare.
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19645756 View in PubMed
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Acquired risk factors for venous thromboembolism in medical patients.

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Source
Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2005;:458-61
Publication Type
Article
Date
2005
Author
Prandoni Paolo
Author Affiliation
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Ospedale Civile, 105, Padua 35128, Italy. paoloprandoni@tin.it
Source
Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2005;:458-61
Date
2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acute Disease
Dehydration - complications
Female
Fractures, Bone - complications
Humans
Paralysis - complications
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications - epidemiology
Puerperal Disorders - epidemiology
Risk factors
Sweden - epidemiology
Travel
Venous Thromboembolism - epidemiology - prevention & control
Abstract
Acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious and potentially fatal disorder, which often complicates the course of hospitalized patients, but may also affect ambulatory and otherwise healthy people. While the introduction of thromboprophylactic measures is expected to have reduced the occurrence of postoperative VTE, there is an increasing awareness of the importance of medical conditions in determining thromboembolic events. Among the conditions that predispose patients to VTE are increasing age, cancer and its treatment, prolonged immobility, stroke or paralysis, previous VTE, congestive heart failure, acute infection, pregnancy or puerperium, dehydration, hormonal treatment, varicose veins, long air travel, acute inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatologic disease, and nephrotic syndrome. Other factors that have recently been associated with an increased risk of VTE disorders include persistent elevation of D-dimer and atherosclerotic disease. Recognition of the incidence and clinical importance of thrombosis will most likely encourage more widespread use of antithrombotic prophylaxis in medical patients.
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16304420 View in PubMed
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Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2007 Aug 9;127(15):1966-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-9-2007

Acute Q fever: a cause of fatal hepatitis in an Icelandic traveller.

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Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2001;33(4):314-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
2001
Author
H J Isaksson
J. Hrafnkelsson
I. Hilmarsdóttir
Author Affiliation
Department of Pathology, National University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2001;33(4):314-5
Date
2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Antibodies, Bacterial - blood
Fatal Outcome
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Hepatitis - complications
Humans
Iceland
Liver Failure - complications
Male
Q Fever - blood - complications
Travel
Abstract
Domestic Q fever is rare in the Nordic countries; the infection is acquired abroad in the majority of cases. This is the first Nordic report of a fatal case of Q fever, which occurred in an Icelandic cancer patient who had travelled to the Canary Islands.
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11345226 View in PubMed
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[A Danish nurse serving in Rome and Paris during the post-war years after World War I]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature18636
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Dan Medicinhist Arbog. 2002;:124-54
Publication Type
Article
Date
2002
Author
Gudrun Hauge
Thomas Hauge
Bent Harvald
Source
Dan Medicinhist Arbog. 2002;:124-54
Date
2002
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Denmark
English Abstract
France
History, 20th Century
Italy
Nurses
Nursing
Portraits
Travel - history
Abstract
In letters to her aunt a Danish nurse, sister in law to the Danish medical historian professor dr.med Evd. Gotfredsen, describes her life, professionally and as a tourist, in Rome and Paris. In 1920 she lived in Rome at the Dinesen Pension, established around the change of the century by a Danish lady. The pension developed into the favorite resort for many Scandinavian Visitors to Rome, some of them famous. During her stay in Paris 1920-26 she had close relations to the nursing bureau established under the auspices of the Danish Council of Nurses (D.S.R). For one and a half years she was the private nurse of the famous ethnologist Roland Bonaparte, grandson of Napoleon's brother Lucien, during his terminal bladder cancer.
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12561841 View in PubMed
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Ambulatory care or home-based treatment? An economic evaluation of two physiotherapy delivery options for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Source
Arthritis Care Res. 2000 Aug;13(4):183-90
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-2000
Author
L C Li
P C Coyte
S C Lineker
H. Wood
M. Renahan
Author Affiliation
Arthritis & Autoimmunity Research Centre, University Health Network, Consultation and Rehabilitation Service, Arthritis Society, Ontario Division, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Source
Arthritis Care Res. 2000 Aug;13(4):183-90
Date
Aug-2000
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Ambulatory Care - economics
Arthritis, Rheumatoid - rehabilitation
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Employment - economics
Female
Health Care Costs - statistics & numerical data
Health Services Research
Home Care Services - economics
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Models, Economic
Ontario
Physical Therapy Modalities - economics
Sensitivity and specificity
Time Factors
Travel - economics
Abstract
To assess the difference in costs of home-based versus clinic-based physiotherapy (PT) for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from a societal perspective.
A cost analysis was performed using statistical and financial information provided by The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division, from April 1, 1997 to March 30, 1998. Cost estimates included treatment costs and costs borne by patients. A sensitivity analysis was conducted to examine the effect of altering the valuation of treatment time and patient employment status.
Total costs per case were $210.87 for the home setting, and $183.87 for the clinic setting when patients were employed. Sensitivity analysis did not change the trend of the results. The estimated start-up costs for an arthritis clinic were between $302.90 and $652.40. From the perspective of the health care system, these costs would be recovered after serving 4 to 8 RA patients at a clinic.
The findings suggest that ambulatory PT care is less costly than home-based services for people with RA based on The Arthritis Society model. Further studies should be conducted to examine the effectiveness and the possible adverse consequences of alternative settings for service delivery.
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14635272 View in PubMed
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American nursing students experience shock during a short-term international program.

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Source
J Cult Divers. 2001;8(4):128-34
Publication Type
Article
Date
2001
Author
L J Heuer
M I Bengiamin
Author Affiliation
College of Nursing, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
Source
J Cult Divers. 2001;8(4):128-34
Date
2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Anecdotes as Topic
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Cultural Characteristics
Female
Humans
Life Style
Questionnaires
Russia
Social Conditions
Social Environment
Students, Nursing - psychology
Travel
United States
Abstract
When individuals plan to travel internationally, they frequently assume that they will have an enjoyable and memorable experience. But for some, the effects of culture shock may negatively impact their travels and memories. The purpose of this study was to describe culture shock as reported by student nurses who took part in an international short-term program. A phenomenological approach was utilized to elicit the essence of meaning attached to the experience. Eight student nurses in an upper Midwestern university, participated in this international experience. It was concluded that all of the student nurses experienced culture shock to a varying degree and they had varying perceptions of their experiences.
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11908077 View in PubMed
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Americans must have the right to purchase prescription drugs in Canada.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature184600
Source
Md Med. 2003;4(2):45-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
2003
Author
Bernard Sanders
Author Affiliation
Bernie@mail.house.gov
Source
Md Med. 2003;4(2):45-7
Date
2003
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Consumer Participation
Cost Savings
Drug Prescriptions - economics
Humans
Prescription Fees
Travel
United States
PubMed ID
12847829 View in PubMed
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CMAJ. 2007 Jul 3;177(1):29-31
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-3-2007
Author
Tom A Szakacs
Anne E McCarthy
Author Affiliation
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ont.
Source
CMAJ. 2007 Jul 3;177(1):29-31
Date
Jul-3-2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Abscess - diagnosis - microbiology - therapy
Aged
Anti-Infective Agents - therapeutic use
Ciprofloxacin - therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Dominican Republic - epidemiology
Drainage
Follow-Up Studies
Holidays
Humans
Male
Ontario - ethnology
Salmonella typhi - isolation & purification
Splenic Diseases - diagnosis - microbiology - therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Travel
Typhoid Fever - diagnosis - ethnology - therapy
Notes
Cites: Int J Infect Dis. 2000;4(2):108-910737849
Cites: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000;(2):CD00126110796623
Cites: N Engl J Med. 2002 Nov 28;347(22):1770-8212456854
Cites: BMC Infect Dis. 2004 Sep 20;4:3615380025
Cites: Lancet. 2005 Aug 27-Sep 2;366(9487):749-6216125594
PubMed ID
17611995 View in PubMed
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