World Neurosurg 2021 Jul 29;154:80-82. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery, Gates Vascular Institute at Kaleida Health, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center, University at Buffalo, Jacobs Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA. Electronic address:
Autism Res 2021 Sep 18. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Small studies suggest significant differences between autistic and nonautistic individuals regarding sexual orientation and behavior. We administered an anonymized, online survey to n = 2386 adults (n = 1183 autistic) aged 16-90 years to describe sexual activity, risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and sexual orientation. Autistic individuals are less likely to report sexually activity or heterosexuality compared to nonautistic individuals, but more likely to self-report asexuality or an 'other' sexuality. Read More
ACR Open Rheumatol 2021 Sep 18. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Objective: Treat-to-target (T2T) and shared decision-making are valued features of current guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) management. Although T2T has demonstrated value for improving RA outcomes, implementation remains inconsistent and lacks standardization and procedures for including patient input. We sought to better understand the impact of shared decisions on T2T and how treatment goal discussions between patients and providers impact RA treatment improvement and satisfaction. Read More
BMJ Support Palliat Care 2021 Sep 17. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Palliative Care Department, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cardiff, UK.
Background: Educational board games facilitate active learning to conceptualise knowledge, and, promote collaborative learning and team work. Despite increasing interest in them, use in palliative and end of life care has been very limited to date.Method: In 'Bed race, The End of Life Game', participants are divided into four teams who move a model hospital bed around a board to collect items (syringe driver; Do Not Attempt Resuscitation form; oral hydration gel; a 'heart'; Just In Case medicines). Read More
Body Image 2021 Sep 14;39:221-226. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States.
The present study explored college women's perceptions of how dietary self-monitoring alters eating and body image-related cognitions and behaviors. The sample consisted of undergraduate women (N = 20), aged ≥ 18 (mean = 21.9 ± 6. Read More
Am J Manag Care 2021 Sep;27(9):386-393
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90406. Email:
Objectives: Knowing which patient-centered medical home (PCMH) care delivery changes and quality improvement (QI) practices further PCMH implementation is essential.Study Design: We used the 2008-2017 National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) PCMH directory of 15,188 primary care practices that received Level 1, 2, or 3 NCQA PCMH recognition to construct a stratified national sample of 105 practices engaged in PCMH transformation. We examined their QI practices and PCMH changes associated with PCMH transformation. Read More