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Topic Suggestion Description

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Date submitted: September 21, 2009

Briefly describe a specific question, or set of related questions, about a health care test or treatment that this program should consider.
I've been in an auto accident 18 years ago. and I'm a male suffering with osteoporosis what if any clinical studies out there if any in my area of Yorba Linda, California
Does your question include a comparison of different health care approaches? (If no, your topic will still be considered.)
no
If yes, explain the specific technologies, devices, drugs, or interventions you would like to see compared:
What patients or group(s) of patients does your question apply to? (Please include specific details such as age range, gender, coexisting diagnoses, and indications for therapy.)
male, age 48 I would try any womens studies if it would help me. I also have Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, and mood changes. and last I have breast.
Are there subgroups of patients that your question might apply to? (For example, an ethnic group, stage or severity of a disease.)
I'm at least at a ten or more severity of pain.
Describe the health-related benefits you are interested in. (For example, improvements in patient symptoms or problems from treatment or diagnosis.)
I'm looking for a pain free way to deal with this asap.
Describe any health-related risks, side effects, or harms that you are concerned about.
none.

Appropriateness for EHC Program

Does your question include a health care drug, intervention, device, or technology available (or likely to be available) in the U.S.?
yes
Which priority area(s) and population(s) does this topic apply to? (check all that apply)
EHC Priority Conditions (updated in 2008)
  • Arthritis and nontraumatic joint disorders
  • Depression and other mental health disorders
AHRQ Priority Populations
  • Low income groups
  • Women
  • Individuals with special health care needs, including individuals with disabilities or who need chronic care or end-of-life health care
Federal Health Care Program
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Other

Importance

Describe why this topic is important.
As stated above I want to be pain free and feel normal.
What specifically motivated you to ask this question? (For example, you are developing a clinical guideline, working with a policy with large uncertainty about the appropriate approach, costly intervention, new research you have read, items in the media you may have seen, a clinical practice dilemma you know of, etc.)
Try to help other's that may be going through what I'm going through.
Does your question represent uncertainty for clinicians and/or policy-makers? (For example, variations in clinical care, controversy in what constitutes appropriate clinical care, or a policy decision.)
no
If yes, please explain:

Potential Impact

How will an answer to your research question be used or help inform decisions for you or your group?
I hope this could help me.
Describe the timeframe in which an answer to your question is needed.
there is no time frame but find a remades asap.
Describe any health disparities, inequities, or impact on vulnerable populations your question applies to.
If there is a treatment for this how do I get there. I do not drive.

Nominator Information

Other Information About You: (optional)
Please choose a description that best describes your role or perspective: (you may select more than one category if appropriate)
  • Patient/Consumer
Are you making a suggestion as an individual or on behalf of an organization?
Individual