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  • [2013-12-18] Baseline measures workgroup final report 

    Unknown author
    The provision of health care to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people in Indian Country and urban areas has become increasingly complex. Health care delivery systems are expected to be more flexible even though ...
  • [2013-10-21] Causes of Native American infant mortality. 

    Fleshman C.; Chilton L.; Kaplan DW.; Honigfeld L.
    This study was conducted to verify the rates, causality, and associated risk factors for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) infant deaths in 10 states. A retrospective descriptive study was carried out for the ...
  • [2014-05-13] Alcoholism: a high priority health problem 

    Indian Health Service Task Force on Alcoholism, Indian Health Service, Bethesda, MD.
    This report summarizes the problem and the historical background of alcoholism, evaluates prevention programs, and offers a reference guide for tribes and communities wishing to undertake alcoholism projects.

    Unknown author
    Type II Diabetes is the most prevalent disease among Zunis. Serious related complications are seen frequently in the Zuni population. In 1983, personnel at the Zuni Service Unit initiated a community-based exercise program ...
  • [2014-06-04] Tuberculosis peritonitis: a case report and literature review 

    Ganga UR. Schafer L.
    The authors present a case of tuberculosis peritonitis in the setting of alcoholic cirrhosis with ascites. A young American Indian male with alcoholic cirrhosis and ascites presented with low grade fever and weight loss. ...
  • [2014-06-04] Documentation of the Cancer Research Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives 

    Cancer Control Science Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
    The purpose of this publication is to provide a resource and reference to assist in the formulation of culturally acceptable cancer prevention and control research projects or programs. Information in this publication may ...
  • [2014-06-04] Cancer Mortality Among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States: Regional Differences in Indian Health, 1989-1993. 

    Indian Health Service, Epidemiology Program, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110.
    This monograph delineates cancer mortality rates among American Indians among and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) within different regions served by the IHS.This monograph looked at only those Native American deaths between 1989-1993 ...

    Monroe P.; et al
    This report provides a description of a needs assessment contracted between the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Indian Health Service (IHS) in February 1984. The assessment includes Mashantucket Pequot Indians and other ...
  • [2014-06-04] Field Methods for Rural Community Health Screening 

    University of Wisconsin, Department of Anthropology and Department of Preventive Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ambulatory Care, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    This report describes a field-based study that was used to implement a community-based health screening program. The program was designed to determine temporal changes in the prevalence of obesity, non-insulin dependent ...
  • [2014-06-04] Final report of a study of an integrated cost accounting and medical management information system for the Indian Health Service 

    Kotler M.; Morrison L.; Berman D.; Bennett G.; Goodman S.
    Medicare has put into effect a reimbursement payment policy of inpatient hospital care that is known as the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs). This change has forced hospitals to know specifically what the operational costs ...
  • [2014-06-04] Oneida nation of New York: health needs assessment 1990 

    Edwards S.; Blair G.; Warren CW.; Stupp PW.; Friedman JS.
    This is the report of a health needs assessment for the Oneida Indian Nation of New York (ONNY). This needs assessment was conducted in order to collect population-based data related to behavioral risks and reproductive ...
  • [2014-06-04] Regional differences in Indian health - 1997 

    Indian Health Service, Staff Office o Planning, Evaluation and Research, Division of Program Statistics, Rockville, MD
    The Indian Health Service (IHS) publication, "Regional Differences in Indian Health," attempts to fulfill the basic statistical information requirements of parties interested in the IHS, and its relationship with the ...
  • [2014-06-04] Evaluation of CHR program fy 75 

    Coley HL.
    The Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service (IHS) Advisory Board, Inc. required a self-evaluation system for reviewing the performance of Tribally managed health care programs including the Community Health Representatives ...
  • [2014-06-04] Assessment of the health care needs of the urban Indian population in the State of Arizona. 

    American Indian Health Care Association
    This study (1) determined the present health status of the urban Indian population in the State of Arizona, and determined the extent of use and availability of all health resources for that population, (2) identified the ...
  • [2014-06-04] Evaluation of the Albuquerque Area teen centers 

    Support Services, Inc.
    The study was an evaluation of the IHS Albuquerque Area teen centers. The teen centers were first developed in the Albuquerque Area in 1983, and have been in operation since that date. The teen centers reflect both concern ...
  • [2014-06-04] Study of the Public Law 94-437 Scholarship Program for Nurses in the Midwest 

    Support Services International, Inc., Native American Resources, Silver Spring, MD
    A study of Public Law 94-437 Scholarship Program for nurses was conducted in the following states: Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The IHS conducted the ...
  • [2014-06-04] TECHNOLOGY SERVES THE PEOPLE The Story· of a Co-operative Telemedicine Project by NASA, The Indian Health Service and the Papago People 

    University of Michigan, School of Public Health
    This monograph is a documented history of the planning and development process of a major advanced telemedicine system call Space Technology Applied to Rural Papago Advanced Health Care (STARPAHC). This history was prepared ...
  • [2014-06-04] Oral health status of Native American elders 

    Phipps KR.
    The Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service participated in the International Collaborative Study of Oral Health Outcomes (ICS- 11), coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO). The study of the oral health status of ...
  • [2014-06-04] The use of a MED calendar to increase medication compliance 

    Christiansen D.; Hansen H.
    This study describes the successful design and implementation of a medications calendar to increase medication compliance among Navajo patients who have difficulty complying with prescription instructions. This paper is ...
  • [2014-06-04] Evaluation of CUR Program FY 75 

    Unknown author