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Tyson Sarah F SF Stroke Research Centre School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK - - 2014
Regular multidisciplinary team meetings are the main way that teams operate, yet our earlier research found they can sometimes be suboptimal. We developed a model to structure multidisciplinary team meetings and assessed the feasibility, acceptability and impact of its implementation on meeting quality and patient outcomes. Longitudinal cohort design with ...
Playford Richard C RC Department of Philosophy, Whiteknights, University of Reading , Reading , UK - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: The aims of this paper are to discuss three different ethical frameworks; to briefly consider some of the philosophical positions concerning the nature of personhood. Clear consideration of these issues demonstrates the complexity of decision making in persisting disorders of consciousness. Method: Three different ethical frameworks, Kantian deontology, ...
House Joseph B JB Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
For medical students, the emergency department (ED) often presents ethical problems not encountered in other settings. In many medical schools there is little ethics training during the clinical years. The benefits of reflective essay writing in ethics and professionalism education are well established. The purpose of this study was to ...
Kirschen Matthew P - - 2014
The clinical and ethical implications of an asymptomatic 17-year-old competitive football player incidentally found to have a type 1 Chiari malformation without a syrinx on brain imaging are discussed. Considering that patients with Chiari malformations can sustain irreversible neurologic injury or death after a mild head injury, and given the ...
Arora Kavita Shah KS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, and Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; and Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, - - 2014
Intensive media and policy attention has been focused on the ongoing controversy surrounding uterine morcellation in gynecologic surgery. What has been missing from this impassioned discourse is an objective analysis of the ethical implications of uterine power morcellation in gynecologic surgery. This article discusses competing ethical duties of physicians, industry, ...
Bell Sigall K SK Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives, Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice, and Department of Internal Medicine, - - 2014
One of the most difficult experiences for any doctor or nurse is when they realize that they have made a mistake that has harmed a patient. In the past, mistakes were seldom disclosed to patients. The prevailing ethos was one of professional silence, secrecy, and shame. That has begun to ...
Porcino Antony J AJ School of Nursing, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, - - 2014
Obtaining informed consent from competent patients is essential to the ethical delivery of health care, including therapeutic massage and bodywork (TMB). The informed consent process used by TMB practitioners has not been previously studied. Little information is available about the practice of informed consent in a treatment-focused environment that may ...
Singer Pierre P Institute for Nutrition Research and Critical Care Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikva, - - 2015
The use of intravenous lipids is very frequent in most parenteral nutrition (PN) prescriptions. In this chapter, a systematic review of the literature was performed to compare the position of the various scientific societies (mainly the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral ...
Sorokowska Agnieszka A Smell & Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany; Institute of Psychology, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Olfaction allows us to detect subtle changes in our environment, but sensitivity of the sense of smell varies among individuals. Although a significant number of research papers discuss the relationship between olfactory abilities and environmental factors, most studies have been conducted on Western populations or in developed Asian societies. The ...
García-Alfonso P P Department of Medical Oncology, Servicio de Oncología Médica, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, C/ Doctor Esquerdo, 46, 28007, Madrid, Spain, - - 2014
Publication of this consensus statement is a joint initiative of the Spanish Society of Pathology (SEAP) and the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM), intended to revise and update the diagnostic and treatment recommendations published 2 years ago on biomarker use and the management of patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC), thereby ...
Hall Alicia A Mississippi State - - 2014
Reply to a commentary by Joseph J. Fins on "Financial Side Effects: Why Patients Should Be Informed of Costs."
Fins Joseph J JJ Weill Medical College of Cornell - - 2014
A commentary on "Financial Side Effects: Why Patients Should Be Informed of Costs," by Alicia Hall, in the May-June 2014 issue.
Vizcarrondo Felipe E FE Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, - - 2014
For the past thirty years, voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide of adult patients have been common practice in the Netherlands. Neonatal euthanasia was recently legalized in the Netherlands and the Groningen Protocol (GP) was developed to regulate the practice. Supporters claim compliance with the GP criteria makes neonatal euthanasia ethically ...
Seeman Mary V MV SEEMAN: Professor Emerita, Department of Psychiatry, University of - - 2014
When treating patients with schizophrenia, substitute consent for treatment is often needed because of the patient's decisional incapacity. The goal of this article is to illustrate the potential problems involved in surrogate decision-making in a mental health service for women. A composite case vignette that highlights these issues is presented. ...
Tragiannidis Athanasios A Hematology Oncology Unit, 2nd Pediatric Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, - - 2014
Invasive candidiasis (IC) and candidaemia are leading causes of infectious morbidity and mortality among immunocompromised paediatric patients and those admitted to intensive care units. Despite improvements in diagnosis, prevention and treatment, both mortality rates and the economic burden of disease still remain high. To address this issue, several international societies ...
Welsh Lynn L NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, - - 2014
Pressure ulcers represent a considerable cost, both in terms of healthcare spending and quality of life. They are increasingly viewed in terms of patient harm. For clinicians involved in pressure ulcer prevention, ethical issues surrounding accountability may arise from both policy and practice perspectives. It may be useful for clinicians ...
Leffel G Michael GM Department of Psychology, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, - - 2014
Despite widespread pedagogical efforts to modify discrete behaviors in developing physicians, the professionalism movement has generally shied away from essential questions such as what virtues characterize the good physician, and how are those virtues formed? Although there is widespread adoption of medical ethics curricula, there is still no consensus about ...
Hellmann Fernando F Research Ethics Committee, University of Southern Santa Catarina, Palhoça, SC - - 2014
The "Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration between Patients' Organisations, Healthcare Professionals and Pharmaceutical Industry" was signed by five global healthcare organisations in January 2014. These are the International Alliance of Patients' Organisations (IAPO), the World Medical Association (WMA), the International Council of Nurses (ICN), the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and ...
Navarro D D Thomson Reuters, Barcelona, Spain. - - 2014
Since its foundation in 1965, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) has been organizing an annual meeting, which has become the largest international annual conference on diabetes research worldwide. This year, the 50th edition was held in Vienna, Austria, from September 15 to 19. A total of ...
Emoto Noriaki N Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Kobe Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Twenty-five years ago, a groundbreaking paper from Tsukuba University in a Japan was published, identifying the sequence of the endothelin gene and peptide (Nature 332, 411-415, 1988). This work opened the way for the discovery of the endothelin receptors and the development of orally active endothelin receptor antagonists (ERAs). Today, ...
Perk Joep J Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden - - 2014
On the occasion of the 2014 European Society of Cardiology annual congress in Barcelona the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR) will celebrate its 10-year anniversary, having been initiated in Munich in 2004. In this article each EACPR president gives their personal recollections and views on the main ...
Hendel Simon S Center for International Health, The Burnet Institute for Medical Research, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia, - - 2014
The importance of safe anesthesia for the best possible surgical outcomes in every patient is not disputed in high resource settings. Low-income countries lag far behind in the provision of, and training for, safe anesthesia practice. Too little is known about numbers and types of providers in a majority of low-income ...
Kim Byul Nim BN Department of Mathematics, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, - - 2014
Now-a-days gambling is growing especially fast among older adults. To control the gratuitous growth of gambling, well-analyzed scientific strategies are necessary. We tried to analyze the adequacy of the health of society mathematically through immediate treatment of patients with early prevention. The model from Lee and Do was modified and ...
Hazebroek Frans W J FW Department of Pediatric Surgery, ErasmusMC-Sophia Children׳s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
This article places focus on three main subjects that are all related to the ethical aspects of care of newborns undergoing major surgical interventions. The first concerns the communication between the surgeon, as a representative of the treatment team, and the parents. The second is the way to handle new ...
Devon Karen M KM Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Using genetic information to make medical decisions and tailor treatments to individuals will likely provide major benefits and become an important part of health care. Surgical oncologists must ethically apply scientific genetic information in a complex and evolving environment to the benefit of their patients. In this review we address ...
Saito T T Psychiatry Institute of Hokujinkai Medical Corporation, Japan Sapporo Medical - - 2014
The temperance movement in Japan involving the formation of temperance unions (TU) started in the 1890s. In 1898, the Japan Temperance Union was established. In 1953, a Dansyu-kai (sobriety club), which was later developed into the Tokyo Dansyu Shinseikai (Tokyo Restarting Life Sobriety Club), was established as a TU in ...
Funkenstein Amy B AB From Alpert Medical School, Brown University (Dr. Funkenstein); Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (Dr. Funkenstein); Harvard Medical School (Dr. Kessler); Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School (Dr. - - 2014
: Psychiatry training programs have begun to use technology to enhance psychotherapy teaching. Videotaped interviews provide a window into the psychotherapeutic exchange, demystifying the process and capturing verbal and nonverbal interactions, facial expression, and tone of voice-which can illustrate therapeutic elements such as the alliance and resistance. The process of ...
Rogers Rebecca G RG Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery, Division of Urogynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, - - 2014
An increasing number of patients are seeking cosmetic procedures of the vulva. In 2007, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a Committee Opinion (#378) advising against cosmetic vaginal procedures due to a lack of safety and efficacy data. A growing number of observational studies has suggested overall high ...
Pauls Rachel N RN Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Women's Center for Specialized Care, TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, - - 2014
An increasing number of patients are seeking cosmetic procedures of the vulva. In 2007, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a Committee Opinion (#378) advising against cosmetic vaginal procedures due to a lack of safety and efficacy data. A growing number of observational studies has suggested overall high ...
Perrin P - - 2014
To examine the prevalence of perceived ethical misconduct in clinical practice, teaching, and research in the field of neuropsychology in Colombia. Four hundred and five self-identified mental health professionals who engage in neuropsychology practice in Colombia completed an online survey from July to December of 2013. In the ethics section ...
Sarpong Isaac I Secure Services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Littlemore Mental Health Centre, - - 2014
New psychoactive substances or 'legal highs' are widely used by young people. Government attempts to ban the substances have been unsuccessful as they are quickly replaced by new compounds. The substances cannot be detected by current drug screening. This article explores UK policy on legal highs, to draw international comparisons, ...
Lam R R International Research Collaborative - Oral Health and Equity, School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, The University of Western - - 2014
One disadvantage of the rapid advances in modern dentistry is that treatment options have never been more varied or confusing. Compounded by a more educated population greatly assisted by online information in an increasingly litigious society, a major concern in recent times is increased litigation against health practitioners. The manner ...
Yalçin I I Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alaşehir State Hospital , Manisa , - - 2014
The aim of this paper was to investigate the levels of maternal serum placental protein13 (PP13), beta human chorionic gonadotropin (β-hCG) and progesterone in the prediction of abortions in threatened abortions. A total of 110 patients with a gestational age < 14 weeks were included in the study. A total ...
Daugherty Biddison Lee - - 2014
Background:Mass critical care (MCC) entails time-sensitive decisions and changes in the standard of care that it is possible to deliver. These circumstances increase provider uncertainty as well as patients' vulnerability and may therefore jeopardize disciplined, ethical decision-making. Planning for disasters and pandemics should incorporate ethics guidance to support providers who ...
Grosse Claudia C University of Berne, Switzerland - - 2014
This paper presents three different models of the legal regulation of assisted suicide in European countries. First, the current legal regime governing assisted suicide in the Netherlands is described where both euthanasia and assisted suicide have been legalised. This section also includes some empirical data on euthanasia and assisted-suicide practices ...
Lobos Bejarano José María JM Comité Español Interdisciplinario de Prevención Cardiovascular, Spain; Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria, Madrid, - - 2014
The publication of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines on the treatment of high blood cholesterol has had a strong impact due to the paradigm shift in its recommendations. The Spanish Interdisciplinary Committee for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the Spanish Society of Cardiology reviewed this guideline and ...
Zuberi Bader Faiyaz - - 2014
To compare the efficacy of British Thoracic Society and American Thoracic Society guidelines for reintroduction of anti-tuberculous therapy after drug-induced liver injury, and to assess the ease of administration of each guideline on a scale of 1-10. The randomised prospective interventional study was conducted at the Department of Medicine and ...
Taylor Jennifer - - 2014
Hans-Christoph Diener presented essential information for the management of patients with acute events whilst taking novel oral anticoagulants, at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in 2014.
Reinig Stephen - - 2013
Background/Aims Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) utilizes Lean tools and techniques to enhance customer service, monitor compliance, and enhance project team interactions and communications. GHRI's Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) recently used Lean tools to design and implement a grant "portfolio management" system and process to support Principal Investigators (PIs). ...
Abo Masahiro M Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan ( abo@jikei.ac.jp - - 2012
Rehabilitation is treated as an independent subject in Japanese Guidelines for the Management of Stroke 2009, formulated primarily by 5 academic societies, namely The Japan Stroke Society, The Japan Neurosurgical Society, Societas Neurologica Japonica, Japanese Society of Neurological Therapeutics, and The Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Rehabilitation is discussed in ...
De Feo Gianfranco - - 2012
The high variability of "centre-specific" documentation required by Independent Ethics Committee (IEC) plays a role in the time required for activation of participating centres of multicentre clinical trials. This study (a) provides a picture of the different activities, structural requirements and resources dedicated to the operation of the local IEC ...
Boot Brendon P - - 2011
In this paper we question the guidance offered to neurologists by the Ethics, Law and Humanities Committee of the American Academy of Neurology ( Larriviere, Williams, Rizzo & Bonnie, 2009 ) on how to respond to requests for "neuroenhancement": the use of pharmaceuticals to enhance cognitive function in cognitively normal ...
Smuck Matthew - - 2011
COMMENTARY ON: Conway J, Tomkins CC, Haig AJ. Walking assessment in people with lumbar spinal stenosis: capacity, performance, and self-report measures. Spine J 2011;11:816-23 (in this issue).
Steiner Riccardo - - 2011
The paper tries to deal with the difficult and at times contradictory decisions that the then leaders of the IPA, S. Freud, A. Freud, E. Jones etc. had to adopt as whether or not to clearly inform the readers of Die Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse and the International Journal of ...
Baan C C - - 2011
A joint meeting organized by the European (ESOT) and American (AST) Societies of Transplantation occurred in Nice, France, October 1-3, 2010. Focused on emerging use of biologic agents in solid organ transplantation, it served as a venue for state-of-the-art updates in basic immunology and clinical science, with an emphasis on ...
Chaney John - - 2011
Empirical examinations of American Indian (AI) mascots have only recently entered into the discourse of mainstream psychology. The present studies examined implicit attitudes of non-AI people towards AI mascots and the extent to which they are related to attitudes towards AI people. Significant concordance was observed between negative bias toward ...
Miller D J - - 2010
The Physiology and Endocrinology Symposium titled "Sperm-Oviduct Interactions in Livestock and Poultry" was held at the joint annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, Asociación Mexicana de Producción Animal, Canadian Society of Animal Science, and American Society of Animal Science on July 11-15, 2010, in Denver, ...
Süssmuth Roderich - - 2011
This review surveys the biological activities and the iterative and recursive biosynthetic mechanisms of fungal cyclooligomer depsipeptides, and their structural diversification by various combinatorial biosynthetic methods.
Harkness William - - 2010
This paper was presented at the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Meeting in Cape Town in October 2008 during the post-meeting Focus Session on Intraoperative Neurophysiology. It reflects the personal views of the author and is intended as a pragmatic approach to cases where a non-invasive pre-surgical evaluation has not ...
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