Families provide a critical environment for child development. Primary care is a trusted resource for families of young children, but lacks tools to screen for family health. The Family Health Scale-Short Form (FHS-SF) is a holistic family health measure with preliminary screening cut-offs for poor, moderate, and excellent family health. The tool has not been validated in clinical settings. This study will look at the feasibility, acceptability, and utility of the FHS-SF for families with children ages 0-5. Methods include caregiver and pediatric staff focus groups and analyzing health records. Outcomes include caregiver and child health and prevention services engagement. Read More
-18 years and older
-has access to a phone or computer for Zoom focus group or 1:1 interview.
For 18-45 year old women undergoing gynecology surgery at Kaleida Health. A sliver of tissue and a tablespoon of fluid will be removed from womb lining which will take less than 5 minutes. This tissue and pelvic fluid will be used to examine cells, and measure hormones / inflammatory proteins. Patients will also be told whether or not there is endometriosis. Read More
-Reproductive age women (18-45 years old)
-Regular menstrual cycles
-Undergoing indicated gynecological surgery, including tubal sterilization, evaluation of pelvic pain or pelvic mass
This study collects information about patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or who may have it and are admitted to the hospital. The purpose of this study is to create a real time COVID-19 registry of current ICU/Hospital care patterns to compare the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 practices between hospitals. All data collected will have patient information removed. Read More
-Participants between the ages of 0 - 30 years old may be enrolled in this study
-Participants must have had a COVID-19 positive test to be enrolled
Patients will be interviewed by a doctor either in-person following their routine clinical visit or via telephone or video call regarding their plans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Interview data will be collected with a standardized questionnaire and information about patients’ medical histories will be collected from the clinic electronic medical records. A follow up interview will take place over the phone 2-4 months later. Participation with this research will not impact routine clinical care in any way. Read More
Enrollment in Evergreen Health Clinic's HIV care program
The goal of this study is determine the difference in quality of life in tree nut-allergic patients before and after clearing of allergy label for subgroups of tree nuts compared to those who completely avoid all tree nuts. This will be done via questionnaires given to patients and parents at clinic visits. Read More
Patient ages 0 to 17 years seen at UBMD Pediatrics Allergy/Immunology, who have a diagnosis of a tree nut allergy to one or more of the aforementioned tree nuts will be eligible to enroll in the study
This is a virtual study and you can participate in the comfort and safety of your own home. Participation involves receiving 8 mindfulness practice sessions that includes both live ZOOM delivered sessions and pre-recorded video sessions. Questionnaires will be completed by the subject. Study lasts for about 16 weeks and there is compensation. Read More
1) Adults (>18 years)
2) Pulmonary Hypertension confirmed by standard guidelines,
3) Self-identified as underserved racial minority person,
4) Willingness to participate in the mindfulness practice program for the duration of the study period
5) Able to ambulate independently,
7) Have access to a mobile phone.
We are looking for adult RNs who have experience providing homecare services for this study. The purpose of this study is to learn more about how RNs care for patients facing serious illness. Your participation in this study will involve either participating in a focus group (a small group discussion) or an individual interview. The study will take about 1.5 hours of your time. Study visits take place at the Visiting Nurse Association of Western New York (VNA), the certified home health agency of the Kaleida Health System in Buffalo, N.Y. Participants will be compensated. Read More
-Adults who practice as a RN.
-Minimum of one year of experience as an RN.
-Minimum of one year experience at the homecare agency.
-Cannot have had have prior hospice experience.
We are enrolling children ages 12-17 and their parents in this research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about knowledge about e-cigarettes, vaping, the risk of using these devices, as well as parents awareness about their children's status for using these devices. Read More
-Children ages 12-17 their accompanying parent or guardian.
-Currently receiving care at the Emergency Department at Oishei Children's Hospital.
-Must have a grade 6 English reading level.
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that may result in a variety of symptoms including headaches and vision, balance, cognitive or mood-related problems. Due to this wide range of symptoms, concussions may be difficult to diagnose and treat. The goal of this study is to create a registry of patients interested in participating in research so we can identify the best treatment approach to specific concussion presentation types. Read More
1. Any sex or gender
2. Aged 7 years or older
3. Agree to participate in the concussion patient registry
4. Has had a concussion
This clinical trial is exploring the use of an investigational drug (sGC stimulator vericiguat/MK-1242) in patients with chronic heart failure. Specifically, trial doctors are interested in assessing the safety of this drug and if it works well to lower some of the risks of heart failure. All participants will be able to stay on their current heart failure medication during the 2-year trial period. Read More
1) History of chronic stable, NYHA class II to IV CHF
2) NT-proBNP 600 - 6000
3) LVEF of <40% assessed within 12 months before randomization