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Former EBM I Literature Review Requirements: Healthcare for the Underserved / Primary Care

This guide has information about the literature review assignment for the Evidence Based Medicine I course at NEOMED.

Healthcare for the Underserved

  • Using telemedicine (compared to standard practice) to help provide diabetes medical care for underserved populations
  • Comparing breast cancer screening interventions in underserved populations
  • Comparing colorectal screening interventions in underserved populations
  • Comparing interprofessional interventions to provide healthcare for the underserved. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Comparing palliative care interventions in underserved communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Comparing mental health interventions / programs in underserved communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Comparing health literacy efforts in underserved communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Comparing culturally responsive efforts to provide better healthcare in underserved communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Compare efforts to control asthma in inner-city communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Comparing efforts to increase medication adherence in underserved communities. Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Study how health literacy affects medication adherence. (Look at previous efforts to promote better medication adherence). Special topic: see H. McEwen for help with article selection.
  • Looking at school – community partnerships to fight childhood obesity
  • Comparing mindfulness training versus another treatment for treating stress in an underserved community
  • Patient navigation intervention model versus conventional care in women with breast cancer
  • Telepsychiatry care versus usual care for treating depression in an underserved community
  • Comparing mindfulness training to another intervention for smoking cessation in an underserved population
  • Comparing smoking cessation or prevention programs for teenagers
  • Comparing the availability differences for opioid addiction therapy options for underserved rural versus urban populations
  • Collaborative care versus usual care for treating underserved PTSD patients
  • Comparing methods to control asthma exacerbations in inner city children
  • Compare efforts to control asthma in inner-city communities (funded vs after-funded)
  • Comparing collaborative care to usual care in underserved women with depression
  • Comparing two programs for reducing the drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages
  • How a binary society elevates depression rates in transgender individuals
  • Comparing opioid addiction therapy options for patients living in American Indian reservations versus nonreservations
  • Differences and similarities between physicians working in rural and urban communities
  • Comparing health disparities in rural and urban communities in the treatment of obesity and chronic illnesses

Rural & Urban Health Topics

  • Comparing the health of patients in rural and urban communities
  • Comparing perceived problems in ambulatory care for rural and urban areas
  • Comparing hospitalizations for heat-stress illness between rural and urban areas
  • Comparing telemedicine vs. telephone interventions for treating obesity in rural settings
  • Comparing health care needs among children with special health care needs in rural and urban counties
  • Comparing a peer-coaching intervention with additional brief education vs brief education alone on diabetes outcomes in a rural setting.
  • Comparing the use of DynaMed to AccessMedicine and satisfaction level of rural health care providers
  • Comparing primary care physicians' practice patterns in rural and urban settings

Primary Care

  • The influence of patient monthly reports on the attitudes of primary care practitioners in managing chronic pain patients prescribed opioid
  • The effect of behavioral interventions on inappropriate antibiotic prescribing among primary care physicians
  • Comparing primary care physicians' practice patterns in rural and urban settings
  • Comparing Pediatricians to Family Physicians in the treatment of children