We sought to determine the prevalence of initial computed tomography (CT) utilization and to identify regions in the United States where CT is highly used as the first imaging study for children with nephrolithiasis.
Nov 1, 2014
Daily Mean Temperature and Clinical Kidney Stone Presentation in Five U. S. Metropolitan Areas: A Time-Series Analysis
Our objective was to estimate associations between mean daily temperature and kidney stone presentation according to lag time and temperatures.
Oct 1, 2014
Radical cystectomy is the best treatment for patients with invasive bladder cancer.
Dec 31, 2009
The authors measured the financial burden of urinary incontinence in the United States from 1992 to 1998 among women 65 years old or older.
Dec 31, 2005
Trends in epidemiology, practice patterns, resource utilization and costs for urological diseases have broad implications for quality of health care.
Dec 31, 2004
Analyzes the Reserve Components school system's ability to meet training requirements for noncommissioned officers (NCOs) and for soldiers who are not duty-MOS qualified (DMOSQ), focusing on a "prototype" reorganized school system ...
Jan 1, 1999
This report examines ways to consolidate training infrastructure and augment capabilities across components to gain efficiency and achieve economies of scale in conducting individual training of Active Component (AC) and Reserve Component (RC) soldiers.
Jan 1, 1999
Summarizes the Arroyo Center's analysis of the Reserve Component (RC) school system and the prototype over two fiscal years (1995 and 1996) in the areas of training requirements and school production, training resources and costs, and training quality.
Jan 1, 1999
As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance unit readiness while reducing infrastructure and costs, the U.S. Army has taken steps to consolidate its complex system of schools and training centers and to improve training standards.
Dec 31, 1998
Findings From an Evaluation of the Parent Institute for Quality Education Parent Involvement Program
The Parent Institute of Quality Education (PIQE) sought RAND's help in conducting an evaluation of its parent involvement program.
Jan 1, 1998
Provides a baseline description of the RC training system and an outline of how the prototype may affect the range of problems described by the data.
Dec 31, 1995
The Demand for Military Health Care: Supporting Research for a Comprehensive Study of the Military Health Care System
In weighing the pros and cons of various alternatives, this report suggests that military beneficiaries might prefer civilian health plans, as long as there is no erosion of benefits in making such a shift.
Dec 31, 1994
The analyses presented in this report disclosed that only a few of the procedures investigated were effective in reducing decay, and the most effective procedures prevented only a moderate amount of decay even when they were used in combination.
Dec 31, 1983