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Geppert, Cynthia - - 2009
Findings from neuroscience research hold promise for improved treatments for and prevention of substance use disorders (SUD), but ethical concerns about psychopharmacological research involving SUD may potentially undermine scientific progress. This article reviews the literature pertaining to seven ethical requirements that elucidate a coherent framework for evaluating the ethics of ...
Gascon, Diana - - 2009
There are conflicting reports regarding the relationship of labor supply and substance abuse. Opioid analgesic abuse, particularly with Oxycontin and hydrocodone, has increased in the past years. Kentucky is one of the states with the highest abuse rate for these substances. The purpose of this trend study is to determine ...
Evren, Cuneyt - - 2009
The prevalence of childhood abuse and neglect (CAN) histories and their associations with alexithymia among male substance-dependent inpatients were studied. Participants were 159 consecutively admitted male substance dependents (115 alcohol and 44 other drugs). Substance dependence was diagnosed by means of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID-I), Turkish version. ...
Duterte, Micheline - - 2009
This article presents selected findings from a qualitative study of Ecstasy sellers and their sales practices, knowledge of distribution networks, buyer-seller relationships, and self-reported drug use. In-depth interviews were conducted with 80 men and women who had sold five or more hits of Ecstasy five or more times in the ...
Dannaway, Frederick - - 2009
Many ancient cultures and religions engaged in various techniques and used various substances to instigate religious experience and to alter perception. These techniques of psycho-sexual drug yoga reached an unparalleled level of sophistication that arose and was often cloaked in practical terms of alchemy and metallurgy. The Vedic tradition describes ...
Conner, Kenneth - - 2009
One hundred twenty one opiate-dependent individuals in methadone maintenance treatment at an urban university medical center in the U.S. were administered the Inventory of Drug Use Consequences (InDUC), and 68 subjects provided follow-up assessments at two to six weeks. The sample included 61 (50.4%) women; 86 (71.1%) of the subjects ...
Sheridan, Janie - - 2009
Methamphetamine use has risen in many countries around the world in recent years, and New Zealand is no exception, with the substance having become well-established in the illicit drug market. While there is much published on the individual and social harms of this drug, limited data are available on methamphetamine ...
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Keals-Smith, Cheryl - - 2009
Stewart, Jenny - - 2009
Laslett, Mark - - 2009
Jones, Diana - - 2009
Although not new, the concept of patient, carer and public involvement has been increasingly embedded in health and social care policy, and in recent decades strengthened through statutory requirements. Physiotherapists need to respond to the evolving involvement culture by finding appropriate ways to translate policy into practice in clinical settings, ...
Reiman, Michael - - 2009
Objective: The objective of this paper is twofold (1) determine the quality of current available studies regarding the use of manual therapy intervention for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis LSS and (2) determine the effectiveness of manual therapy for the treatment of LSS.
Mandrusiak, Allison - - 2009
Physiotherapists working with young people with cystic fibrosis need a variety of simply administered portable tests of functional capacity suitable for the hospital bedside, clinic, home and community settings. There is no information relating to the reliability of tests such as the six-minute walk test and jump tests in young ...
Nicol, Nick - - 2009
Slight, Carol - - 2009
Over the last two decades there has been an increasing demand on health care services. This has led to increased waiting lists and waiting times to access public hospital services. In ophthalmic practice an aging population and technological advances have been major contributors to this situation. The challenge for health ...
Nelson, Katherine - - 2009
Along with introducing the New Zealand Primary Health Care Strategy the Ministry of Health funded 11 primary health care nursing innovation projects for three years. One of these was sited in the Hutt Valley District Health Board region at what was originally known as the Hutt Valley Youth Service and ...
Dick, Angela - - 2009
This paper reports the results of a project aimed at decreasing the use of, and costs associated with, the practice of using care assistants to provide one-to-one observation or 'specialling' in five acute adult medical and surgical wards at a North Island hospital. Education sessions were provided to staff to ...
Bell, Jeanette - - 2009
The demand for research nurses has increased markedly in recent years due to a rapidly expanding clinical research environment. Research nursing is becoming increasingly specialised and nurses now hold central positions in the coordination of clinical trials and management of trial related patient care. However, as a role in transition, ...
Fourie, Willem - - 2009
Ayala, Francisco - - 2009
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