Skip Navigation
Department of Health and Human Services

Read Suggested Topics for Research

Browse or use the search box below to see suggestions submitted by others. Click on the text link to read the full suggestion. Suggestions are presented as they were submitted and are not edited. See Search for Guides, Reviews, and Reports for research in progress and final reports.

Suggestions that have completed the Program's selection process are identified by a topic suggestion disposition (PDF). Suggestions submitted prior to 2008 were reviewed under a different process and disposition reports may not be available.


Jan. 13, 2015

For high risk postpartum women receiving public payment for care does provision of intensive postpartum services improve appointment uptakeAll women who experienced poor maternal outcome or who have c ...

Jan. 13, 2015

TOPIC Physiologic second stage of laborWomaninitiated spontaneous pushing the second stage of labor begins at the time the woman feels the urge to push. Spontaneous pushing is defined as a womans resp ...

Jan. 13, 2015

TOPIC Skin to skin for the newbornSkin to skin contact is defined as placing the newborn in direct skin to skin contact with the mother. This may take place immediately after birth and the newborn re ...

Jan. 13, 2015

TOPIC Hospital care of late preterm infants defined as those born between 34 weeks and 0 days of gestation and 36 weeks and 6 days of gestation What is the effect of increased hospital surveillance as ...

Jan. 13, 2015

TOPIC Oxytocin postpartum defined as exogenous oxytocin administered after birth to prevent postpartum hemorrhage. oWhat categories of women should receive postpartum oxytocin oShould it be routinel ...

Jan. 13, 2015

For the surgical treatment of clavicle fracture what are the comparative risks and benefits between available interventions Are these risks and benefits different for pediatric versus adult population ...

Dec. 27, 2014

The effectiveness of controlling the spread of tb infection and prevent tuberculous spondylitis and arthritis

Dec. 26, 2014

What is the comparative effectiveness of different treatments for chronic bladder infections in women

Dec. 15, 2014

Blood pressure medicine side effects anger hostility depression in Men ages 35 and above specific to African American men.Interested in identifying mood swings hostility and anger as side effect impr ...

Dec. 9, 2014

Our topic nomination is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS. The following is a list of clinical questions practitioners consider when managing such casesDo women with PCOS have an increased risk of develo ...

Nov. 19, 2014

What is the efficacy and comparative effectiveness of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for adults with borderline personality disorder What are the harms from pharmacological and nonp ...

Nov. 17, 2014

What is the efficacy and comparative effectiveness of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for adults with schizophrenia What are the harms from pharmacological and nonpharmacological tre ...

Oct. 8, 2014

How are the mental health issues of the Native American in Arizona being treated What interventions with the Native American population in Arizona are effective for substance abuse domestic violence ...

Oct. 7, 2014

For adult patients in an acute care setting does providing information about the transmission and virulence of Ebola virus vs. influenza virus change the rates of influenza vaccinations given before t ...

Sept. 29, 2014

For Nurses working the night shift who are experiencing sleep problemswould light therapy be beneficial What types of foods are ideal to promote energy at night and not fat storage do to unatural slee ...

Sept. 8, 2014

Does Vape Exhalation from a Person that has some Illness that is spread airborne getting others Sicker

Aug. 29, 2014

Our topic nomination is Labor Dystocia. The following is a list of clinical questions practitioners consider when managing such casesWhat is the appropriate definition and arrest of the following ...

Aug. 20, 2014

QUESTIONS What are the appropriate indications for tonsillectomy Recurrent infections how many Sleep disordered breathingShould clinicians administer or prescribe perioperative antibiotics to children ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.3 MB

Aug. 18, 2014

potassium and thiamin in rheumatoid arthritis

Aug. 14, 2014

1.What is the evidence for the existence of febrile seizures i.e. seizures in which fever has a necessary and causal relationship to the seizures and therefore lowering the body temperature is suffici ...

Aug. 11, 2014

What are the indications for inserting tympanostomy tubes how many Otitis Media w Effusion or Acute Otitis Media episodes in what time frameShould clinicians obtain a hearing test prior to inserting t ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

July 29, 2014

Determinants of patient Satisfaction with procedural healthcare.

July 22, 2014

Lack of condom use compliance within the sex age groups

June 3, 2014

Description of a question or questions about a health care test or treatment: o In women with leiomyomas who are candidates for surgery, does the use of adjunctive medical treatment result in better ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.3 MB

June 2, 2014

Oppression of nurses

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 >>

Didn't find what you were looking for? Refine your search and try again. Search Help