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41. Silk'n HST Device Usability and Self Selection Study

to evaluate if contraindicated subjects self-exclude from use of the device. Investigation Design: The study is a usability study. Twenty five potential participants were enrolled in a single location (shopping mall). Participants received the Silk'n HST device in its original package with the complete user manual and performed a full treatment. Post-treatment questionnaire and labeling comprehension exam were conducted following treatment. Out of the twenty five subjects five participants contraindicated (...) Silk'n HST Device Usability and Self Selection Study Silk'n HST Device Usability and Self Selection Study - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Silk'n HST Device Usability and Self Selection Study

2016 Clinical Trials

42. A Comparison of Interventions to Teach Melanoma Patients Skin Self-examination

A Comparison of Interventions to Teach Melanoma Patients Skin Self-examination A Comparison of Interventions to Teach Melanoma Patients Skin Self-examination - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more (...) . A Comparison of Interventions to Teach Melanoma Patients Skin Self-examination The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01432860 Recruitment Status : Completed First Posted : September 13, 2011 Last Update Posted : July 12, 2016 Sponsor: Northwestern University Information provided by (Responsible

2011 Clinical Trials

43. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Patient Version

States, the number of cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer seems to have increased in recent years. The number of cases of melanoma has increased over the last 30 years. Part of the reason for these increases may be that people are more aware of skin cancer. They are more likely to have exams and do self-exams. As a result, they are more likely to be with skin cancer. From 2006 to 2015, the number of deaths from melanoma decreased slightly among men and women. The number of cases of childhood melanoma (...) . Cancer screening trials also are meant to show whether early detection (finding cancer before it causes ) decreases a person's chance of dying from the disease. For some types of cancer, finding and treating the disease at an early may result in a better chance of . Clinical trials that study cancer screening methods are taking place in many parts of the country. Information about ongoing clinical trials is available from the . Having a skin exam to screen for skin cancer has not been shown

2015 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

44. Q&A Potpourri ? Osteoporosis, Vit D, Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose, and Anti-Infectives

Q&A Potpourri ? Osteoporosis, Vit D, Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose, and Anti-Infectives RxFiles Potpourri of Q&As Osteoporosis, Vitamin D, SMBG & Anti-infectives Oct 2010 OSTEOPOROSIS (OP) Should consideration be given to a “drug holiday” for patients on a bisphosphonate? ? Recent concerns about long-term treatment have raised the proposition of whether a “drug holiday” should be considered for bisphosphonate patients. 1,2,3 (See SDIS Bisphosphonate Safety 4 & the RxFiles OP Treatment Chart (...) bisphosphonates unnecessarily, and the safety concerns may outweigh any benefit. 3) Ensure adequate vitamin D (e.g. 800 – 2,000 IU) for most OP patients, but avoid excessive calcium! Bone care/hygiene for all: ? falls/alcohol/smoking, ?exercise. Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) How useful is SMBG for non-insulin patients with T2DM? ? The value of routine ongoing SMBG, especially in most patients not on insulin, has come into question, due to uncertain or marginal benefits & significant cost

2010 RxFiles

45. Pre-participation Exam

Pre-participation Exam Pre-participation Exam Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Pre-participation Exam Pre-participation (...) and ankle (unstable) (Recurrent dislocation) Assess elbow stability Painful disease IX. Exam: Neurologic Gross coordination X. Exam: Genitourinary Male s Single unpaired ( ) Testicular Masses Tanner stage See in Boys Discuss Self- exam peak in age 18-35 years XI. Exam: Genitourinary Female No longer done routinely with now Schedule separate gynecologic exam if indicated Ask about ( ) or Menstrual dating See in Girls XII. References Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images

2015 FP Notebook

46. Perception Exam

Perception Exam Perception Exam Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Perception Exam Perception Exam Aka: Perception Exam (...) , Misperception , Illusion , Hallucination , Visual Hallucination , Auditory Hallucination , Tactile Hallucination , Olfactory Hallucination , Gustatory Hallucination , Phantosmia II. Exam Misperceptions Wrong conclusions from straight-forward (self-evident) information? Illusions Misinterpreted sensations such as a shadow seen as a person? Hallucinations Visual Hallucinations Most common Visual Hallucinations occur most often in organic conditions Phantom Border Syndrome Unseen person living in home Auditory

2015 FP Notebook

47. Effects of tailored risk communications for skin cancer prevention and detection: the PennSCAPE randomized trial. (PubMed)

examination.One hundred ninety-two (93.2%) subjects completed the study. Six outcome variables showed significant intervention condition effects in mixed effects models: overall sun protection behavior (P = 0.025); sunscreen use (P = 0.026); use of sunglasses (P = 0.011); sunburns in the past three months (P = 0.033); recency of last skin self-exam (P = 0.017); and frequency of skin exams by health care provider (P = 0.016).Relative to generic communications, tailored risk communications resulted in improved (...) were randomized to receive personalized mailed communications about their skin cancer risk and recommended sun protection, or generic mailings. Participants were Caucasian adults, at moderate or high risk for skin cancer, recruited in outpatient primary care. The main outcomes were overall sun protection behaviors and specific protective behaviors including use of sunscreen, shirt, hat, sunglasses, shade, and sun avoidance; recent sunburns; and skin self-examination and provider skin

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2015 Cancer Epidemiology & Biomarkers and Prevention

48. Effects of Tailored Risk Communications for Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection: The PennSCAPE Randomized Trial. (PubMed)

examination.One hundred ninety-two (93.2%) subjects completed the study. Six outcome variables showed significant intervention condition effects in mixed effects models: overall sun protection behavior (P = 0.025); sunscreen use (P = 0.026); use of sunglasses (P = 0.011); sunburns in the past three months (P = 0.033); recency of last skin self-exam (P = 0.017); and frequency of skin exams by health care provider (P = 0.016).Relative to generic communications, tailored risk communications resulted in improved (...) were randomized to receive personalized mailed communications about their skin cancer risk and recommended sun protection, or generic mailings. Participants were Caucasian adults, at moderate or high risk for skin cancer, recruited in outpatient primary care. The main outcomes were overall sun protection behaviors and specific protective behaviors including use of sunscreen, shirt, hat, sunglasses, shade, and sun avoidance; recent sunburns; and skin self-examination and provider skin

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2015 Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

49. Advancing Survivors' Knowledge (ASK) about skin cancer study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. (PubMed)

current study addresses barriers to screening in this population by providing educational and motivational information for both survivors and physicians regarding the value of periodic skin examinations. It also utilizes innovative mobile health technology to encourage and motivate (that is activate) survivors to conduct skin self-examinations, request physician exams, and obtain treatment when worrisome lesions are found. Finally, as a comparative effectiveness trial, this study isolates the effects (...) with radiation to perform monthly skin self-examinations and receive a physician skin examination at least annually, as early detection has demonstrated markedly improved outcomes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. The goal of the present study is to increase rates of skin self-examinations and clinical skin examinations among adult survivors of childhood cancer treated with radiation.This randomized controlled trial uses a 3-group comparative effectiveness design comparing: (1) Patient

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2015 Trials

50. Prevalence and predictors of recent skin examination in a population-based twin cohort. (PubMed)

Prevalence and predictors of recent skin examination in a population-based twin cohort. The incidence of melanoma is increasing worldwide. Guidelines for clinical skin exam for improving early diagnosis of melanoma remain inconsistent, and current data on factors associated with regular skin screening on a population basis are limited.We used self-reported data from 50,044 members of the California Twin Program, a population-based cohort of twins born in California between 1908 and 1982 (...) , to identify prevalence and determinants of recent clinical screening for skin cancer.Prevalence of skin examination was higher than national estimates, with 32% of respondents of all ages reporting ever having skin examination. Sociodemographic and constitutional risk factors including white race, educational attainment, marital status, and number of large moles were strongly associated with recent screening, as were individual and family history of skin cancer. Lower socioeconomic status, racial/ethnic

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2015 Cancer Epidemiology & Biomarkers and Prevention

51. Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients

Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients SEPTEMBER 2010 Clinical Best Practice Guidelines INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & PRACTICE GUIDELINES TRANSFORMING NURSING THROUGH KNOWLEDGE Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario L’Association des infirmières et infmiers autoriss de l’Ontario Clinical Best Practice Guidelines Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic (...) -commercial purposes. Should any adaptation of the material be required for any reason, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario written permission must be obtained. Appropriate credit or citation must appear on all copied materials as follows: Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2010). Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients. T oronto, Canada. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. This Program is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-T erm

2010 Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

52. Reducing Side-effects of Autologous Skin Tissue Harvesting

: Massachusetts General Hospital Information provided by (Responsible Party): Richard Rox Anderson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Study Details Study Description Go to Brief Summary: The investigators are doing this research study to learn about how the skin heals after many microscopic skin biopsies are collected. Skin-grafting is a life-saving procedure for people with large area skin wounds caused by burns or trauma. Conventional autologous (self) skin grafting techniques require the creation of large (...) an abdominoplasty surgery (tummy tuck) is discarded. The skin of the area removed is called "pre-abdominoplasty skin". The investigators would like to study the effects of the micro-biopsies on pre-abdominoplasty skin to exam how the skin heals over time and to study the skin that will be removed during the abdominoplasty surgery. This is a pilot study. Pilot studies are done on a small group of subjects to learn if a larger study would be useful. The investigators are asking subjects to take part in this study

2014 Clinical Trials

53. Imiquimod, Fluorouracil, or Observation in Treating Patients With High-Grade Anal Squamous Skin Lesions Who Are HIV-Positive

that cannot be deferred in observation arm, per examining provider Condyloma occupying more than 50% of the circumference of the anal canal or that obscures a satisfactory exam Ongoing use of anticoagulant therapy other than aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Acute treatment for an infection (excluding fungal infection of the skin and sexually transmitted infections) or other serious medical illness within 14 days prior to study entry Malignancy requiring systemic therapy; note (...) Imiquimod, Fluorouracil, or Observation in Treating Patients With High-Grade Anal Squamous Skin Lesions Who Are HIV-Positive Imiquimod, Fluorouracil, or Observation in Treating HIV-Positive Patients With High-Grade Anal Squamous Skin Lesions - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum

2014 Clinical Trials

54. Reducing Skin Cancer Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors

several key issues: (1) how to provide patients with the skills needed to conduct effective skin self-examinations; 2) how to prompt action from patient's physicians when worrisome moles and lesions are found; and 3) how to ensure rapid access to dermatologic exams, which in some parts of the US can take weeks or months to schedule. Study Design Go to Layout table for study information Study Type : Interventional (Clinical Trial) Actual Enrollment : 726 participants Allocation: Randomized Intervention (...) ) the benefits of and the skills needed to conduct full-body skin exams; and (3) the importance of recommending routine SSE to patients, and participant receipt of a dermoscopic lens Outcome Measures Go to Primary Outcome Measures : Patient thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) [ Time Frame: 18 months ] Self-report of patient thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) will be defined as performing at least one TSSE during the 2 months prior to the 18-month follow-up assessment. Secondary Outcome Measures

2014 Clinical Trials

55. Genetics of Skin Cancer

Genetics of Skin Cancer Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute Menu Search Search Search Executive Summary This executive summary reviews the topics covered in this PDQ summary on the genetics of skin cancer, with hyperlinks to detailed sections below that describe the evidence on each topic. Inheritance and Risk More than 100 types of tumors are clinically apparent on the skin; many are known to have familial and/or inherited components, either (...) in isolation or as part of a syndrome with other features. and , which are known collectively as nonmelanoma skin cancer, are two of the most common malignancies in the United States and are often caused by sun exposure, although several hereditary syndromes and genes are also associated with an increased risk of developing these cancers. is less common than nonmelanoma skin cancer, but 5% to 10% of all melanomas arise in multiple-case families and may be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion

2012 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

56. Skin Cancer Screening

Skin Cancer Screening Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute Menu Search Search Search Overview Note: Separate PDQ summaries on , , , and are also available. Interventions The only widely proposed screening procedure for skin cancer is visual examination of the skin, including both self-examination and clinical examination. Benefits The evidence is inadequate to determine whether visual examination of the skin in asymptomatic individuals leads (...) rates declined by 1% per year in individuals aged 50 years and older and declined by 2.6% per year in individuals younger than 50 years.[ ] The long-term rise in incidence rates is caused, at least in part, by screening in clinical settings and self-examination resulting from campaigns to increase skin cancer awareness. A study of skin biopsy rates in relation to melanoma incidence rates obtained from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) of the National Cancer Institute

2012 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

57. To Evaluate the Effects of Viviscal Oral Supplements When Used by Females With Self-perceived Thinning Hair

, hypothyroidism, etc. Medical conditions that are under control with or without treatment will be considered on an individual basis by the Investigators. Females with self-reported active hepatitis, immune deficiency, HIV or autoimmune disease. Females having a known active dermatologic condition which, in the opinion of the examining Investigator, might place the subject at a greater risk or interfere with clinical evaluations (e.g., seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, advanced skin cancer (...) To Evaluate the Effects of Viviscal Oral Supplements When Used by Females With Self-perceived Thinning Hair To Evaluate the Effects of Viviscal Oral Supplements When Used by Females With Self-perceived Thinning Hair - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies

2014 Clinical Trials

58. Psoriasis prevalence among the 2009 AAD National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Screening Program participants. (PubMed)

Psoriasis prevalence among the 2009 AAD National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Screening Program participants. Validated epidemiological estimates of the prevalence of skin diseases remain an unmet challenge. Most patients in many health care systems do not see dermatologists for skin problems. Assessments based on claims data or self-report are likely to contain substantial misclassification. Population-based in-person dermatological exams have proven impractical because of the number of patients (...) required. However, in the US, there is a large skin cancer screening program where volunteer dermatologists assess almost 100,000 people annually.To evaluate the utility of this program for the assessment of other diseases.Information concerning prior diagnosis of psoriasis, type of insurance and physician's current assessment of psoriasis was captured as part of the American Academy of Dermatology National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Screening Program. A modified form was provided to a subset of participant

2013 Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

59. Anakinra for Inflammatory Pustular Skin Diseases

anakinra will be effective in treating pustular skin disease. Objectives: - To see if anakinra can be used to treat inflammatory pustular skin disease. Eligibility: - Individuals at least 18 years of age who have inflammatory pustular skin disease. Design: Participants will be screened with a physical exam and medical history. Their disease will be evaluated with blood tests, urine tests and imaging studies. Skin biopsies may also be collected. Participants will have an initial visit to receive (...) Anakinra for Inflammatory Pustular Skin Diseases Anakinra for Inflammatory Pustular Skin Diseases - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Anakinra for Inflammatory Pustular Skin Diseases The safety

2013 Clinical Trials

60. Self-management Interventions for Advanced Breast Cancer

Self-management Interventions for Advanced Breast Cancer Self-management Interventions for Advanced Breast Cancer - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Self-management Interventions for Advanced (...) by (Responsible Party): Duke University Study Details Study Description Go to Brief Summary: The purpose of this research study is to evaluate whether self-management discussion groups are helpful for women with advanced breast cancer who are experiencing pain. The study is looking at the usefulness of two different types of discussion groups, one of which also includes gentle exercise. Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase Advanced Breast Cancer Stage IV Behavioral: discussion group Behavioral

2013 Clinical Trials

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