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- - 2014
We are pleased to present abstracts from ESCCA 2013: Inspiring and Innovative. This meeting has been of major importance for education and scientific exchange in basic, translational and clinical applications in cytometry. The meeting took place in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on November 12-16, 2013, and was chaired by Dr. Frank ...
Feldt-Rasmussen Ulla - - 2013
The one-day ETA-CRN meeting, preceding the ETA meeting in Lisbon, was planned in advance to provide a thorough assessment of the European response to the published American Thyroid Association MTC guidelines. During the meeting, following each of the European speakers, a series of questions, related to the specific aspect, were ...
Fugazzola Laura - - 2013
In the 9th ETA-CRN Meeting (September 2009, Lisbon) some recommendations from the American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines for the management of medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) were discussed by an European Panel of Experts (EPE). Among the 12 ATA recommendations related to hereditary MTC and to the optimal range of RET ...
Sotelano Fernando - - 2011
ABSTRACT: Rehabilitation in Latin America was pioneered in the 1940s by orthopedists who envisioned the need for the integration of people with disabilities into society. The objective of this review is to discuss the evolution of rehabilitation in Latin America during the last few decades. This review is divided into ...
Gosney James J International Rehabilitation Forum - Emergency Rehabilitation Work Group, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. - - 2011
This special report presents the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) Liaison Sub-Committee on Rehabilitation Disaster Relief (CRDR) of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) in developing an enhanced physical rehabilitation relief response to large-scale natural disasters. The CRDR has stated that disaster rehabilitation is an ...
- - 2011
The VRA (Dutch Society for Rehabilitation Medicine) represents about 600 members. Scientific meetings are held twice a year. The next meeting will be held in April 2011 (see announcement on our website www.revalidatiegeneeskunde.nl/). Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are peer reviewed before selection. These are nine abstracts presented and ...
Hanson Stephanie L - - 2011
Competence is a core component of ethical conduct as reflected in its addition as an ethical standard in the 2002 APA Ethics Code. Successfully operationalizing and assessing competence provides psychologists a means to improve education and training, advance the field of practice, and create a framework for accountability to the ...
Ten Have M - - 2011
Efforts to counter the rise in overweight and obesity, such as taxes on certain foods and beverages, limits to commercial advertising, a ban on chocolate drink at schools or compulsory physical exercise for obese employees, sometimes raise questions about what is considered ethically acceptable. There are obvious ethical incentives to ...
SzybiƄski Zbigniew - - 2011
In June 2010, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, in co-operation with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition at the Department of Endocrinology, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, organized in Krakow the 1(st) Conference of the WHO European Collaborating Centres for Nutrition. Taking part were representatives of the WHO Regional Office ...
Rutter Michael L - - 2011
Scientific progress is discussed in relation to clinical issues; genetic issues; environmental issues; and the state of play on psychological treatments. It is concluded that substantial gains in knowledge have been achieved during the last 3 years, and there have been some unexpected findings, but major puzzles remain. We should be ...
Glazier Alexandra K - - 2011
The principles of gift law establish a consistent international legal understanding of consent to donation under a range of regulatory systems. Gift law as the primary legal principle is important to both the foundation of systems that prevent organ sales and the consideration of strategies to increase organ donation for ...
Kaul Susanne - - 2010
The recent developments in the regulation of allergen products and their impact on specific immunotherapy (SIT) in Europe are summarized, and unmet needs are discussed. New guidance on the quality, the clinical development, and marketing authorization status of allergen products for SIT has been released. The most important documents are ...
Erickson Beth A - - 2011
High-Dose-Rate (HDR) brachytherapy is a safe and efficacious treatment option for patients with a variety of different malignancies. Careful adherence to established standards has been shown to improve the likelihood of procedural success and reduce the incidence of treatment-related morbidity. A collaborative effort of the American College of Radiology (ACR) ...
- - 2010
From 10-12 June 2010, the 2nd Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights took place in Toronto and drew close to 200 participants from Canada and some international guests. The event built on the success of the inaugural Symposium in 2009, bringing together researchers, community-based organizations and members, lawyers, policy-makers, ...
Suchy Kirsten - - 2010
Consumers in the United States are taking advantage of the proliferation of publicly available, internet-based performance reports and quality appraisals of health plans, healthcare organizations, hospitals, and physicians to aid in their healthcare decision making. However, these appraisal practices have given rise to controversy and debate over certain distinctive ethical ...
Shimbo Takuro - - 2010
The Japan Society of Clinical Oncology started implementing clinical practice guidelines for cancer in 2001. It created a Guideline Committee and has published cancer-related information in collaboration with individual subspecialty cancer societies. The society then established an Evaluation Committee to assess the quality of guidelines. The quality of development and ...
Thoma V?ronique - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The gold standard of Evidence Based Medicine remains the randomised controlled trial (RCT), which is the only tool that allows an approach to the "therapeutic truth". To reach credible conclusions, these trials need to be perfect in methodological and ethical quality. The purpose of this study is to evaluate ...
Amato Antonio - - 2009
Prevention of Hemoglobinopathies has developed around the world based upon the experience done in pioneering endemic countries and is now facing a new phase in non-endemic areas with a recent immigration history. We describe two situations, taking Latium (central Italy) and The Netherlands as two models for endemic and non-endemic ...
Reiman, Teemu
Proceedings of the International Conference on Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety 2008 (HEPS). Strasbourg, France, 25 - 27 June 2008
Holmberg, Jan-Erik
Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2007, ESREL 2007 - Risk, Reliability and Societal Safety. Stavanger, Norway, 25 - 27 June 2007 Vol.2, 1383 - 1390
Cohen Ira Todd - - 2006
Abstracts presented at anesthesiology subspeciality and component society meetings are chosen by peer review. We assessed this process by examining selection criteria and determining interrater concordance. For the societies studied, the level of reviewer agreement ranged from poor to moderate, i.e., slightly better than by chance alone. We hypothesize that ...
Thomsen H S - - 2006
Since 1996 the Contrast Media Safety Committee of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology has released 15 guidelines regarding safety in relation to the use of radiographic, ultrasonographic, and magnetic resonance contrast media. The guidelines have been well received by the radiologic community in Europe and all over the world ...
Zimmermann Christoph - - 2002
On average, lightning causes more casualties annually in the United States than any other storm-related phenomenon except floods. Although 90% of those injured survive, they may have permanent sequelae and disability. Many of these people incur injuries or are killed by lightning because of misinformation and inappropriate behavior during thunderstorms. ...
Lenchik Leon - - 2002
Bone densitometry is routinely used to assess the skeleton in patients who have diseases or conditions that can cause low bone mass. However, there are some areas of controversy related to the interpretation of bone densitometry results. To address these issues, the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) convened a ...
Appleton C C - - 2001
The fourth and last meeting of Concerted Action on Praziquantel (PZQ), sponsored by the European Commission, was held in Rome, Italy from 31 March to 1 April, 2001. Highlights of the meeting were new findings on the quality of generic drugs, an initiative to promote the Africa-wide distribution of PZQ ...
Eby D W - - 2000
As part of Michigan's effort to track trends in safety belt use within the state over time, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute conducted 20 statewide surveys of safety belt use between 1984 and 1998. Results indicate that Michigan safety belt use trends for drivers and front-right passengers are ...
Kuyvenhoven J D - - 2000
The main aim of the EANM Task Group on Quality Assurance and Standardisation is to develop harmonised clinical procedures that are accepted within Europe. In order to achieve an evidence-based analysis of guidelines in the 27 EANM member societies, a survey was conducted. A questionnaire in mid 1999 investigated three ...
Lumley J - - 1996
The ethical principles of beneficence (doing the best for one's patients and clients), nonmaleficence (doing no harm), autonomy, justice, and equity, are positively associated with the quality of a trial rather than being opposed to it. Ethical considerations involve such important questions as appropriate design and documentation, participation rates, withdrawals ...
Hile J P - - 1995
A foundation stone for quality assurance is the ability to document past actions. The celebration of the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society of Quality Assurance allows all of us, who were somehow intimately involved in its beginnings, to reflect on the past actions of our industries and to contemplate ...
Pomerleau P O - - 1994
The Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) Historical Committee has tracked the impressive evolution of our society from the initial sharing of ideas at the 1980 Quality Assurance Roundtable meeting to the formation of the national SQA in 1984, to a 12-fold increase in membership numbers through 1993. This article describes ...
Palazzani L - - 1992
The article analyses the concept of the quality of life comparing two different ethical approaches, that is "catholic" personalist bioethics and "lay" bioethics. As regards the oncological field, personalist bioethics defends the respect for life as an absolute value (sanctity of life), while "lay" bioethics focuses attention on the patient's ...
Hamel, Margaret P.
"Papers for this proceedings were presented at a conference sponsored by the Forest Products Research Society. "Drying Lumber for Quality and Profit" was held in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 15-17, 1986. Typeset directly from author- prepared copy, these papers are without technical review. Individual authors assume responsibility for views expressed"
Austin R H - - 1987
Voters of Michigan have elected Secretary Austin, prominent safety belt law advocate, to four successive four year terms, by substantial margins. He is now the longest serving black statewide official in the USA. Michigan's Secretary of State, in addition to being the State's official record keeper and elections supervisor, is ...
Rodricks, Joseph V., 1938-
"Based on a symposium sponsored by the Division of Chemical Health and Safety at the 184th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Kansas City, Missouri, September 12-17, 1982".
Shott S - - 1976
Many of the concepts central to symbolic interactionism were anticipated by the eighteenth century Scottish moralists. The symbolic-interactionist and Scottish moralist orientations both hold that society alone engenders uniquely human qualities, self-arises through sympathetic interaction, and mind and self reconstruct their environments. George H. Mead's conception of though as internal ...
Ferguson D - - 1972
The purpose of this paper (which is based on the presidential address to the Annual Meeting of the Ergonomics Society of Australia and New Zealand, at Melbourne University on 19 August 1971) is to consider ways in which ergonomics could contribute to the quality, even maintenance, of life, and to ...
Sickles, Lynn D.
Thesis (M.A.B.S.)--Multnomah Graduate School of Ministry, 1987.
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