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Teratogen Warnings and Educational Media

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/05 - 08/31/06
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The prescription of pharmaceuticals with teratogenic properties has increased rapidly over the past decade, with the heightened use of Accutane, thalidomide and other birth-defect inducing drugs. The CDC found the warning symbol in use at the time of the study on some teratogenic pharmaceuticals to be confusi...

$376K

FAS/FAE Multimedia Tools for Care Providers

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 03/10/05 - 02/28/06
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prenatal exposure to alcohol is the leading causing of birth defects in the United States. Recent studies show prevalence rates in the US may be as high as 1% of live births (Burd L, Cotsonas-Hassler, et al., 2003). This means that each year, as many as 39,000 babies are born with FAS. Many more are born with...

$169K

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Media

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/19/04 - 11/30/04
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pressure ulcers are a significant problem in long-term health care. Estimates of prevalence in the long-term and extended care environments cluster around 8 percent and appear stable over the past decade. Yet it has been forcefully argued that pressure ulcers are largely preventable regardless of a patient...

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Development of Teratogenic Symbols and Educational Media

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 03/01/04
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): The prescription of pharmaceuticals with teratogenic properties has increased rapidly over the past decade with the heightened popularity of Accutane, the renewed use of Thalidomide for its antiangiogenic characteristics, and the growth in use of other birth-defect inducing drugs. With this increase comes...

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Development of Teratogenic Symbols and Educational Media

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 12/31/04
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

$387K

STARstreams: Multimedia and Conflict Resolution

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/03 - 07/31/04
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a national need for conflict resolution and peace education. Skit-based performances and open discussion are two frequently successful methods of working with children to develop conflict resolution skills. This project is creating a core set of conflict resolution modules along with ongoing new vide...

$363K

STARstreams: Multimedia and Conflict Resolution

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/13/02 - 07/31/03
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a national need for conflict resolution and peace education. Skit-based performances and open discussion are two frequently successful methods of working with children to develop conflict resolution skills. This project is creating a core set of conflict resolution modules along with ongoing new vide...

$165K

Anytime, Anyplace Learning for Critical Care

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/01/02 - 03/31/03
PI: Pamela R Jeffries

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this proposal is to develop and test one module for a Web-based course to prepare nurse for employment in critical care. This course, designed as an Online Community of Professional Practice (OCPP), will use the collaborative work tools within the course to create ...

$160K

ECG Educational Software for Health Professionals

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 02/01/02 - 10/30/02
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

Electrocardiogram is the most common cardiac examination ordered by physicians. In the past, only persons working in the ECG laboratory were allowed to perform a 12-lead ECG on a patient. Today, however, this task has been delegated to a variety of health professionals, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and even nursing ass...

$141K

Pediatrician ADHD Media Support Package for Parents

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/13/01 - 06/12/02
PI: Richard Charles Goldsworthy

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Children with ADHD are at significant risk for failing to complete high school and as many as 25 percent develop chronic patterns of antisocial behavior that persist into adulthood. Primary care providers--the practitioners who evaluate and treat the vast majority...

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