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Höglund Mattias M Oncology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. - - 2014
The Mendelian Society in Lund was founded in 1910. The initiative came from two young biologists supported by a wide circle of interested plant breeders and academics. Already from the start the society was dominated by the towering personality Herman Nilsson-Ehle. After two active years, the Society went into temporal ...
Gmelig-Meyling Frits H J FH Dorpsstraat 41, 7975 AN Uffelte, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
At the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Dutch Society for Immunology (DSI, de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Immunologie), this contribution deals with some highlights of 50 years of Immunology in the Netherlands. It narrates about the founders and first board members of the DSI, their institutes, progeny and patrimony, ...
Xenophontos Sophia S Département d' Histoire, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Arts et Archéologie, 50 Av. F. Roosevelt CP 175, 1050 Brussels, - - 2014
In this article, I examine Galen's credentials as an ethical philosopher on the basis of his recently discovered essay Avoiding Distress (Peri alypias). As compensation for the scholarly neglect from which Galen's ethics suffers, I argue that his moral agenda is an essential part of his philosophical discourse, one that ...
Schulte Robert - - 2014
Abstract Writing in a narrative tradition, the authors report on the 14th and final convening of the Boston-Threshold Group-sponsored annual Northern Ireland Group Psychotherapy Conference. "It Can Be Done: The Power of the Group to Bear the Unbearable." They provide context and leadership perspectives on the history of the conference ...
Tooey Mary Joan M J MJ , mjtooey@hshsl.umaryland.edu , Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs, Executive Director, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, and Director, National Network of Libraries of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 601 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; , gvn8r@eservices.virginia.edu , Library Director and Associate Dean, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia, , P.O. Box 800722, Charlottesville, VA - - 2014
Ethical behavior in libraries goes beyond service to users. Academic health sciences library directors may need to adhere to the ethical guidelines and rules of their institutions. Does the unique environment of an academic health center imply different ethical considerations? Do the ethical policies of institutions affect these library leaders? ...
Nayak Dhanwanti D School of Communication, Manipal University, Manipal, 576 104, Karnataka - - 2014
Among the many moral terms that are in common use in public discourse, "integrity" not only occurs more frequently but also seems to have less ambiguity than generic terms such as"good", "bad" and"ethical". The notion of integrity captures a particular state of being and the word is used to characterise ...
McSherry B B Foundation Director, Melbourne Social Equity Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia; Adjunct Professor, Melbourne Law School and Faculty of Law, Monash University , Melbourne , - - 2014
Preventive detention schemes that aim to protect the community from certain 'dangerous' individuals have long existed. While risk assessment is now pervasive in the management and treatment of many individuals, it raises particular issues when a person's liberty is at stake on the basis of what that person might do. ...
Spranzi Marta M University of Versailless - - 2014
A commentary on "The Ethics of Anonymous Gamete Donation: Is There a Right to Know One's Genetic Origins?" by Inmaculada de Melo-Martín, in the March-April 2014 issue.
Espinoza Russ K E - - 2014
The purpose of the research was to determine whether European American and Latino mock jurors would demonstrate bias in death penalty decision making when mitigation evidence and defendant ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) were varied. A total of 561 actual venire persons acted as mock jurors and read a trial ...
Serefoglu Ege Can EC Department of Urology, Bagcilar Training & Research Hospital Istanbul, - - 2014
The International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Ad Hoc Committee for the Definition of Premature Ejaculation developed the first evidence-based definition for lifelong premature ejaculation (PE) in 2007 and concluded that there were insufficient published objective data at that time to develop a definition for acquired PE. The aim of ...
Ormond Kelly E KE Department of Genetics, Mail Stop-5208, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5208, USA ; Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, 1215 Welch Road, Modular A, Stanford, CA 94305-5417, - - 2014
The integration of new genetic technologies into clinical practice holds great promise for the personalization of medical care, particularly the use of large-scale DNA sequencing for genome-wide genetic testing. However, these technologies also yield unprecedented amounts of information whose clinical implications are not fully understood, and we are still developing ...
Podgurski Mary Jo - - 2014
Celebrating Elisabeth Bing's 100th birthday is an honor and a joy. Elisabeth's life is an inspiration to all who continue her mission of birth and women's advocacy. Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski strives to capture the indomitable spirit of the founder of American Society for Psychoprophylaxis in Obstetrics (ASPO)/Lamaze (now Lamaze ...
Hudon Anne - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: The recent introduction of master's level curricula for Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physiotherapy (PT) training programs in Canada raises both challenges and opportunities to address ethical issues during professional training. This study evaluated the inclusion of ethics content in course descriptions and course calendars in order to develop ...
Kim Jin Yong - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to analyze the current attitudes toward professionalism, the core values, and the type of professionalism among plastic surgeons in Korea to establish a code of ethics regarding the role of professionalism for plastic and reconstructive surgeons. From March 9, to July 1, 2012, face-to-face ...
Santos Viviane Cristina Dos VC Center for Health Economics and Researcher, Health Economics Research Group, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, - - 2013
The Federal Constitution of 1988 allowed the National Congress to contribute towards formulation of new public policies. The objective of this study was to analyze the legislative production that dealt with health issues that was in passage in the National Congress between January 2007 and December 2008. Descriptive-exploratory cross-sectional study ...
Carlioz Antoine - - 2011
This paper reflects on the presumption that there are distinct ethical differences between the supposedly 'Anglo-Saxon liberal' and 'Latin (Southern European) paternalist' ethical traditions. The predominance of the bioethical paradigm (principalism) is measured by a comparative analysis of regional moral opinion reflected in nation-state health laws. By looking at the ...
Farah Martha J - - 2011
We find much of interest, and little to disagree with, in the commentaries on our article. We take issue only with the suggestion that our article was provocative and submit that the attempt to understand the use of stimulants as smart pills does not imply an endorsement of the practice. ...
Jones Justin T - - 2011
In Oscar Wilde's two volumes of fairy tales, "The Happy Prince" and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891), many central characters meet with premature death or physical disfigurement after learning a bourgeois moral lesson. In an attempt to explain this unconventional phenomenon in the fairy tale tradition, ...
He Chuan - - 2010
Post-transcriptional RNA modifications can be dynamic and might have functions beyond fine-tuning the structure and function of RNA. Understanding these RNA modification pathways and their functions may allow researchers to identify new layers of gene regulation at the RNA level.
Kohli Rahul M - - 2010
In the postsequencing era, chemical biology is uniquely situated to investigate genomic DNA alterations arising through epigenetic modifications, genetic rearrangements or active mutation. These transformations significantly expand nature's diversity and may profoundly alter our view of DNA's coding potential.
Kritzer Joshua A - - 2010
Chemical biology is now able to discover molecules that manipulate virtually any biological target or process. It remains a grand challenge to leverage these molecules into useful probes that can be used to address unsolved problems in biology.
Dandapani Sivaraman - - 2010
The synthesis and biological annotation of small molecules from underexplored chemical space will play a central role in the development of drugs for challenging targets currently being identified in frontier areas of biological research such as human genetics.
Smajdor Anna - - 2011
Fetal surgery has been practised for some decades now. However, it remains a highly complex area, both medically and ethically. This paper shows how the routine use of ultrasound has been a catalyst for fetal surgery, in creating new needs and new incentives for intervention. Some of the needs met ...
Hamer Kate - - 2010
Now in its third year, the Biotech Outsourcing Strategies (BOS) meeting organized by Bio2Business took place at the Søhuset Conference Centre in Hørsholm, Copenhagen. The focus of this year's event was the demanding and challenging area of chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC), and the meeting provided ample opportunity for lively ...
Kalliainen Loree K - - 2010
This review is one of a series of articles reflecting the sections of the Code of Ethics of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. The physician-patient relationship has been subjected to numerous stressors over the past several decades. This report reviews historical elements of the relationship and discusses ...
Earl Riggins R RR - - 2010
Primarily, this is a Sankofan socio-ethical analysis of the moral foundation of the Tuskegee University National Bioethics Center's decade of operation. The first section of the study will do the following: a) a Sankofan socio-ethical analysis of the Center's raison d'être; and b) definitions of ethical terms and the social ...
de Lima Maria Elena - - 2010
Toxinology in Brazil developed specially during the 19th and 20th centuries. A very brief description of the main contributions made by pioneer toxinologists is presented here in an attempt to give an idea of the evolution of toxinology in our country, from its first steps until the XVI World Congress ...
Jost Timothy S - - 2010
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 looks to the states to implement its insurance regulatory reforms and exchanges, retaining for the national government what could be construed as merely a backup role. The law offers federal support to the states, along with opportunities to act creatively to ...
Dixon S - - 2010
Many radiologists find it challenging to distinguish between the different interstitial idiopathic pneumonias (IIPs). The British Thoracic Society guidelines on interstitial lung disease (2008) recommend the formation of multidisciplinary meetings, with diagnoses made by combined radiological, pathological, and clinical findings. This review focuses on understanding typical and atypical radiological features ...
Enseki Keelan R - - 2010
The use of arthroscopic technology to address pathologic conditions of the hip joint has become a topic of growing interest in the orthopedic community. Addressing femoroacetabular impingement through this method has generated additional attention. As surgical options evolve, rehabilitation protocols must meet the challenge of providing a safe avenue of ...
Ljung Rolf - - 2010
The International Network for Pediatric Hemophilia (INPH) comprises a group of physicians committed to the unique care of and challenges facing pediatric hemophilia patients. By collaborating on an international level, extensive experience can be shared on current practice, new trends can be discussed and scientifically valid studies can be developed ...
Simmons Catherine A - - 2010
Often faced with ethical challenges that may appear extraordinary, military social workers comprise a distinctive subgroup of the social work profession. From the unique paradigms in which they practice their craft, obvious questions about how military social workers address the ethical challenges inherent to their wartime mission arise. Using a ...
Volc-Plazer Beatrix - - 2010
The Spring Meeting Dermatology in Central Europe: Proud Past and Challenging Future of the Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, celebrating its 120th anniversary with many European leaders in dermatology, was held on February 26, 2010 in the Great Lecture Hall of the Vienna Old University in Vienna. The Austrian ...
Sussmann Patrick S - - 2010
Since the foundation of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers in 2006, the group has continued to grow, with currently 11 members worldwide. During the 2008 annual meeting, the bylaws and mission of the group were approved as well as the acceptance of two additional members. Strict inclusion criteria were ...
Jankowski Jane - - 2009
This article proposes a new theoretical framework for analyzing complex inpatient hospital discharge dilemmas. Each component of the framework is defined, illustrated with a hypothetical case, and discussed from legal,ethical and practical problem solving viewpoints. Patients who lack reasonable and safe discharge plans invariably challenge existing interpretations of autonomy, capacity, ...
Bell Emily - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Deep brain stimulation is an approved and effective neurosurgical intervention for motor disorders such as PD and ET. Deep brain stimulation may also be effective in treating a number of psychiatric disorders, including treatment refractory depression and OCD. Although DBS is a widely accepted therapy in motor disorders, it ...
Schneck Lisa H - - 2009
Results from our annual questionnaire asking about the challenges you face in your job and career put the sagging economy at the forefront. But you emphasized that you also must contend with myriad other issues--and offer commentary on topics ranging from physician recruitment to ethics to quality in health care.
Bostrom Nick - - 2009
Cognitive enhancement takes many and diverse forms. Various methods of cognitive enhancement have implications for the near future. At the same time, these technologies raise a range of ethical issues. For example, they interact with notions of authenticity, the good life, and the role of medicine in our lives. Present ...
Wang YuHuang - - 2009
This Nano Focus article reviews recent developments in nanofabrication based on invited talks given at the "Chemical Methods of Nanofabrication" symposium, which was organized by the authors and presented at the 237th ACS National Meeting and Exhibition as one of seven symposia within the meeting theme, "Nanoscience: Challenges for the ...
Lucente Frank E - - 2009
The growth of the elderly population presents numerous challenges to the practicing otolaryngologist. This commentary reviews some of the issues that come up in dealing with geriatric patients, reiterates some classic ethical principles, and looks to some philosophers who have addressed relevant issues over the past centuries. It is based ...
Foglia Mary Beth - - 2009
To promote ethical practices, healthcare managers must understand the ethical challenges encountered by key stakeholders. To characterize ethical challenges in Veterans Administration (VA) facilities from the perspectives of managers, clinicians, patients, and ethics consultants. We conducted focus groups with patients (n = 32) and managers (n = 38); semi-structured interviews ...
Rosenbaum P - - 2009
In April 2009 I was honoured to be asked to present the Emil Becker Lecture at the 35 (th) annual meeting of the German-Swiss-Austrian Society for Neuropaediatrics (Gesellschaft für Neuropädiatrie). Focusing on my interest and involvement as a clinician and researcher in cerebral palsy, I took the opportunity to look ...
Digweed Martin - - 2009
The Tenth Meeting of the German Society for Research on DNA Repair was held in Berlin in September 2008. Invited presentations by Yosef Shiloh, Stanton L. Gerson, Sacha Beneke, Patrick Concannon, Jochen Dahm-Daphi, Thilo Dörk, Friedrike Eckardt-Schupp, Bernd Epe, Ian Hickson, Ulrich Hübscher, Penny Jeggo, Malik Lutzmann, Christof Niehrs, Primo ...
McKay, Becky
Poster presented at the 5th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists, 4-7 July 2005, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Pesut Barbara - - 2008
AIMS: To discuss some of the challenges of conceptualising spirituality and religion for healthcare practice. BACKGROUND: With the growing interest in spirituality in healthcare, has come the inevitable task of trying to conceptualise spirituality, a daunting task given the amorphous nature of spirituality, the changing understandings of spirituality among individuals ...
Frey William J - - 2008
This essay discusses engineering ethics in Puerto Rico by examining the impact of the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAPR) and by outlining the constellation of problems and issues identified in workshops and retreats held with Puerto Rican engineers. Three cases developed and discussed in these workshops ...
Simmons Blake A - - 2008
The development of second-generation biofuels--those that do not rely on grain crops as inputs--will require a diverse set of feedstocks that can be grown sustainably and processed cost-effectively. Here we review the outlook and challenges for meeting hoped-for production targets for such biofuels in the United States.
Morris Michael - - 2007
Ethical problems encountered by foundation officers in their evaluation-related work were identified via an email survey of a sample of Council on Foundations member organizations. Of the respondents who had worked with evaluators, one-third indicated that they had faced ethical challenges. Most challenges fell into one of four categories: Evaluation ...
Tillotson Glenn S - - 2007
Over 420 delegates participated in this, the fourth of a biennial series of scientific meetings, drawing from 30 or more nations and encompassing the specialties of infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, pulmonary and general medicine and Industry inter alia. The 2007 Forum was chaired by Professors Antoni Torres Marti, Giuliana Gialdroni ...
Jones Barry J M - - 2007
This article attempts to summarize the ethics of nutritional support at the end of life. Although ethics are timeless, they have to be applied or adapted to new situations arising from our ability to prolong life by the application of relatively new nutritional treatments. The application of the law, and ...
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