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Hayasaki Yoshio - - 2014
The OSA Topical Meeting "Digital Holography and 3D Imaging (DH)," was held in Seattle, Washington, July 13-17, 2014. Feature issues based on the DH meeting series have been released by Applied Optics (AO) since 2007. This year Optics Express (OE) and AO jointly decided to have one such feature issue ...
Hermann Bruce B Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
This article is part of a Special 15th Anniversary Issue.
Schott Sarah S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 440, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany, - - 2014
The 2013 "4 countries meeting" of the British, Dutch, French, and German Societies of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (RCOG, NVOG, CNGOF, DGGG) was dedicated to "Residency and clinical guidelines". The meeting was convened to compare how residency is organised in each country and to see how the political and social issues ...
Parekh J J Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer, Department of Oral Surgery, UCLH Eastman Dental Hospital (UCLH NHS Foundation Trust), 256 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X - - 2014
Objective To evaluate orthodontic practice websites for the reliability of information presented, accessibility, usability for patients and compliance to General Dental Council (GDC) regulations on ethical advertising.Setting World Wide Web.Materials and methods The term 'orthodontic practice' was entered into three separate search engines. The 30 websites from the UK were ...
Robert-Harry D D Specialist in Orthodontics The Roberts-Harry Dental Clinic East Parade Harrogate, HG1 - - 2014
Objective To evaluate orthodontic practice websites for the reliability of information presented, accessibility, usability for patients and compliance to General Dental Council (GDC) regulations on ethical advertising.Setting World Wide Web.Materials and methods The term 'orthodontic practice' was entered into three separate search engines. The 30 websites from the UK were ...
Merolla Giovanni G Unit of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, D. Cervesi Hospital , Cattolica AUSL della Romagna Ambito Territoriale di Rimini ; Biomechanics Laboratory "Marco Simoncelli" D. Cervesi Hospital , Cattolica AUSL della Romagna Ambito Territoriale di - - 2014
Giovanni Merolla Co-investigator: Giuseppe Porcellini Investigation performed at the Biomechanics Laboratory "Marco Simoncelli", D. Cervesi Hospital, Cattolica - Italy PLAN OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION (PCI): Version 1.0 of June 12, 2012 Approved by AV/IRST Ethical Committee (Comitato Etico Area Vasta Romagna) and authorized by AUSL RN ("Determina AUSL Rimini numero 326 ...
Cannon Jane A JA BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow, G12 8TA, - - 2014
16th Annual Autumn Meeting of the British Society of Heart Failure: 'Making sense of acute heart failure', London, UK, 28-29 November 2013 The 16th Annual Autumn Meeting of the British Society of Heart Failure entitled 'Making sense of acute heart failure' took place on the 28-29 November 2013 at the ...
Markell Hannah M HM University of - - 2014
Using data from a study of combined cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and venlafaxine XR in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), the current article examines the reliability and convergent validity of scales, and preliminary outcomes, for African American compared with European American patients. Internal consistency and short-term stability coefficients ...
Valentova Miroslava M Applied Cachexia Research, Charité Medical School, Department of Cardiology , Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, D - 13353 Berlin , Germany +49 30 450 553 577 ; +49 30 450 553 951 ; - - 2014
The European Society of Cardiology held their annual congress in Amsterdam between the 31st of August and 4 September 2013 to discuss the latest developments in the field. The meeting included an update of the latest treatments currently under investigation for the treatment of heart failure. Updates were provided on ...
van der Meer Theo - - 2014
Between 1938 and 1968 some 400 sex offenders in the Netherlands who by court orders had been put at 'the discretion of the government' and were incarcerated in asylums for the criminally insane, 'voluntarily' submitted themselves to 'therapeutic' castration, the surgical removal of their testes. Prior to 1938, inspired by ...
DeMuth Danielle M DM a Women and Gender Studies , Grand Valley State University , Allendale , Michigan , - - 2014
This special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies focuses on the life and legacy of the lesbian publisher, editor, and author Barbara Grier. Through Grier's "Lesbiana" column in Daughters of Bilitis's magazine The Ladder three editions of The Lesbian in Literature (1967, 1975, 1985), to her role as publisher ...
Pons-Estel Gj - - 2013
The authors offer some comments on the advantages and possible drawbacks of using the SLICC criteria in longitudinal observational studies and clinical trials after applying and comparing them to the ACR criteria in two multinational, multiethnic lupus cohorts.
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The horsemeat crisis threw BEVA into the media spotlight earlier this year, the association's outgoing president, Keith Chandler, told delegates at the opening of this year's BEVA congress. The association had been questioned for several weeks by the media and, he said, it was a sign of the strength of ...
Shepherd John A - - 2013
There have been many scientific advances in measurement of fat and lean body mass as determined by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) convened a Position Development Conference (PDC) on the use of DXA for body composition measurement. Previously, no guidelines to the use of ...
Hangartner Thomas N - - 2013
In preparation for the International Society for Clinical Densitometry Position Development Conference of 2013 in Tampa, Florida, Task Force 2 was created as 1 of 3 task forces in the area of body composition assessment by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). The assignment was to review the literature, summarize the relevant ...
van Zundert André A J - - 2013
Inspired by the earlier establishment of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, but with a structure to accommodate the diverse languages and health care systems of Europe, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA) held its first scientific meeting in 1982. During the following 30 years, ESRA grew from strength ...
Scott Alex A Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. - - 2013
In September 2010, the first International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium (ISTS) was held in Umeå, Sweden, to establish a forum for original scientific and clinical insights in this growing field of clinical research and practice. The second ISTS was organised by the same group and held in Vancouver, Canada, in September ...
Kulju Kati - - 2013
This study identified and described ethical problems encountered by physiotherapists in their practice and physiotherapists' moral sensitivity in ethical situations. A questionnaire-based survey was constructed to identify ethical problems, and the Moral Sensitivity Questionnaire Revised version was used to measure moral sensitivity. Physiotherapists (n = 116) working in public health ...
Navabi Nader - - 2013
Ethical consideration is a basic requirement for design of randomized clinical trials. The purpose of this study was to assess whether reports of Iranian dental clinical trials complied with the requirements of the ethical principles of human research. In this retrospective observational study electronic search was performed to identify all ...
Johal Ama - - 2013
Controversy exists in the literature between the role of orthodontic treatment and gingival recession. Whilst movement of teeth outside the alveolar bone has been reported as a risk factor for gingival recession, others have found no such association. The Angle Society of Europe devoted a study day to explore the ...
Garber Jeffrey R - - 2012
Hypothyroidism has multiple etiologies and manifestations. Appropriate treatment requires an accurate diagnosis and is influenced by coexisting medical conditions. This paper describes evidence-based clinical guidelines for the clinical management of hypothyroidism in ambulatory patients. The development of these guidelines was commissioned by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in ...
Haas Dietmar - - 2012
The revised American Society for Reproductive Medicine (rASRM) score is currently the best-known classification of endometriosis and is the one most widely used throughout the world. It is relatively easy to use, but it does not take into account the involvement of retroperitoneal structures with deeply infiltrating endometriosis. For this ...
Freshwater M Felix - - 2013
The Declaration of Helsinki (DOH) mandates that clinical trials must follow specific ethical standards including independent ethical review and registration in a public database to protect the rights and safety of human subjects and promote public trust. The purpose of this study was to perform a systematic review to identify ...
Alvargonzález David - - 2012
Employing the tenets of philosophical materialism, this paper discusses the ethical debate surrounding assisted suicide for persons suffering end-stage Alzheimer's. It first presents a classification of the dissociative situations between "human individual" and "human person". It then moves on to discuss challenges to diagnosed persons and their caregivers in relation ...
Lower Tony G - - 2011
Manufacturers will need to improve quad bike design to meet safety requirements.
Sharma Hari Shanker - - 2011
The 8th Annual Conference of the Global College of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration (GCNN) was global in the true sense of the word as it was held beyond European boundaries for the first time in the beautiful ambience of the ancient and modern environment of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on ...
Cobb Matthew M University of Manchester, UK. - - 2011
The ESF-EMBO conference 'Functional Neurobiology in Minibrains' was held in the sunny Spanish seaside resort of Sant Feliu de Guíxols in October 2010. The meeting brought together approximately 100 scientists to discuss the interactions between neurobiology and robotics.
Ramírez Francisco - - 2011
The twenty-first century presents a major challenge for civil engineering. The magnitude and future importance of some of the problems perceived by society are directly related to the field of the civil engineer, implying an inescapable burden of responsibility for a group whose technical soundness, rational approach and efficiency is ...
Carr Daniel F - - 2011
The joint Cold Spring Harbor/Wellcome Trust Conference on pharmacogenomics, held in the USA and the UK in alternate years, focuses on the growing contribution of genomic technologies to the study of variable human responses to therapeutic agents. The meeting brings together researchers from academic, medical, regulatory and industrial sectors who ...
De Vooght-Johnson Ryan - - 2011
International Pharmaceutical Federation Pharmaceutical Science World Congress and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA, 15 November 2010. Continuing the Waters Corporation Bioanalysis World Tour, an evening symposium was held aboard the Creole Queen (New Orleans, LA, USA) on 15 November 2010 as part ...
Chaddock John A - - 2011
'Engineering Toxins for 21st Century Therapies' (9-10 September 2010) was part of the Royal Society International Seminar series held at the Kavli International Centre, UK. Participants were assembled from a range of disciplines (academic, industry, regulatory, public health) to discuss the future potential of toxin-based therapies. The meeting explored how ...
Sherwin Susan - - 2011
I reflect on the past, present, and future of the field of bioethics. In so doing, I offer a very situated overview of where bioethics has been, where it now is, where it seems to be going, where I think we could do better, and where I dearly hope the ...
Brown Bryson - - 2011
Darwinian natural selection draws on Malthus' harsh vision of human society to explain how organisms come to be adapted to their environments. Natural selection produces the appearance of teleology, but requires only efficient causal processes: undirected, heritable variation combined with effects of the variations on survival and reproduction. This paper ...
De Vooght-Johnson Ryan - - 2011
International Pharmaceutical Federation Pharmaceutical Science World Congress and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA, 15 November 2010. Continuing the Waters Corporation Bioanalysis World Tour, an evening symposium was held aboard the Creole Queen (New Orleans, LA, USA) on 15 November 2010 as part ...
Imai Hirohisa - - 2011
The 80th annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Hygiene was held this year in Sendai. The authors hosted a symposium entitled "Perspective for molecular epidemiologic cohort study of lifestyle-related disease," at which four guests served as panelists. Through the courtesy of Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ohtsuki, space in the current issue ...
Tenforde Thomas S - - 2011
This panel session at the 2009 Annual Meeting involved a discussion of views of government, industry, and national research laboratory members on the primary future goals in developing advanced nuclear reactor and nuclear fuel cycle designs, fuel management, and used fuel disposal options. The session at the 2009 NCRP Annual ...
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A selection of important abstracts of articles published in other journals. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2011;41(8):616-620.
Linton John C - - 2010
The APA Ethical Code struggles to offer guidance in the rapidly changing field of clinical health psychology. Professional challenges anticipated in the next decade are described, and their implications for ethical practice examined. This paper is based in part on a presentation at the 2009 Conference at the Association of ...
Reichert William Monty - - 2010
In 2009, the National Academy for Engineering issued the Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century comprised of 14 technical challenges that must be addressed to build a healthy, profitable, sustainable, and secure global community (http://www.engineeringchallenges.org). Although crucial, none of the NEA Grand Challenges adequately addressed the challenges that ...
Reichert William Monty WM Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. - - 2011
In 2009, the National Academy for Engineering issued the Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century comprised of 14 technical challenges that must be addressed to build a healthy, profitable, sustainable, and secure global community (http://www.engineeringchallenges.org). Although crucial, none of the NEA Grand Challenges adequately addressed the challenges that ...
Vollmer Sara H - - 2010
Achieving a good clinical trial design increases the likelihood that a trial will take place as planned, including that data will be obtained from a sufficient number of participants, and the total number of participants will be the minimal required to gain the knowledge sought. A good trial design also ...
Schiff Elad - - 2010
The practice of complementary medicine (CAM) often involves touch. The unique philosophy of many CAM therapies, and the setting in which treatments are provided create a therapeutic space which may be less clearly defined than in conventional settings - a space in which the boundaries between professional touch and personal/intimate ...
Levenson Jill S - - 2011
This article addresses ethical questions and issues related to the treatment of sex offenders in denial, using the empirical research literature and the ethical codes of American Psychological Association (APA) and National Association of Social Workers (NASW) to guide the ethical decision-making process. The empirical literature does not provide an ...
Westerholm P - - 2010
An increasing interest in professional ethics is observed among occupational health professionals. To this may contribute the ongoing financial crisis of world economy. The moral development, induced i.a. by the Nuremberg trials in 1947 has probably contributed to a changing moral landscape. Within health professions, including many categories of occupational ...
Katz Eric - - 2011
Engineers, architects, and other technological professionals designed the genocidal death machines of the Third Reich. The death camp operations were highly efficient, so these technological professionals knew what they were doing: they were, so to speak, good engineers. As an educator at a technological university, I need to explain to ...
Remmers Hartmut - - 2010
The development of information and communication technologies for design of environments for ageing is of great importance considering demographic trends in the future. There is a realistic hope for the preservation of self-determination and independence in the long term. However, some risks like a gradual loss of privacy should not ...
O'Connor Mike - - 2010
The scandal of health professionals' involvement in recent human rights abuses in United States military detention centres has prompted concern that Australian military physicians should be well protected against similar pressures to participate in harsh interrogations. A framework of military health ethics has been proposed. Would a code of professional ...
Kanat Ayhan - - 2010
At present, neurosurgical practice is confronted by an explosion of technology. Rapid advances in neurosurgical knowledge and technology are putting increased pressure on neurosurgeons to process huge quantities of information, with requirements for continuous learning and updating scientific knowledge and skills which are time consuming but essential. Changes to the ...
Bakali Evangelia E University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, - - 2011
To survey the views of clinicians (urologists and gynecologists) about a proposed randomized surgical trial comparing two approaches for the treatment of women with urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. A questionnaire survey nested within a pilot randomized controlled trial of colposuspension versus anterior repair plus TVT (CARPET1) for women with ...
Reynolds Melvin - - 2010
The Comité Européen de Normalisation (European Committee for Standardization, CEN) Workshop on Coding of Information and Traceability of Human Tissues and Cells was established by the Expert Working Group of the Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs of the European Commission (DG SANCO) to identify requirements concerning the coding ...
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